Philippe Petit made his walk between the towers of the World Trade Center 40 years ago. He stayed up on that wire for 45 minutes, made 8 passes between the towers, got down on his knees, and he even laid down on it! But it's more than that one feat - it was a placeholder for a much broader philosophy of risk and creativity, and evidence of who the man really is.
We'll have a full-length interview with Petit on this show, as he releases his new book, Creativity: The Perfect Crime.
Listen to his philosophy about living life "on the edge of life" from "Man On Wire":
***This show originally aired on May 15, 2014***
- Philippe Petit is a wirewalker, busker, magician, and author of the new book, Creativity: The Perfect Crime