Saimaiti Aishan, a 27-year-old Uighur acrobat of tightrope walking, hangs on a 15-metre-long tightrope connected between two hot air balloons as he fails in an attempt for setting a 100 metre height ... more 
Saimaiti Aishan, a 27-year-old Uighur acrobat of tightrope walking, hangs on a 15-metre-long tightrope connected between two hot air balloons as he fails in an attempt for setting a 100 metre height record in Langshan, Hunan province August 6, 2011. Aishan, the nephew of Adili Wuxor, who is known as "Prince of the Tightrope", is the first person to perform tightrope walking between two hot air balloons. He set a national tightrope walking record at 30 metres high on Saturday, but failed in his attempt of 100 metres, local media reported. Picture taken August 6, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily less 
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