Updated: Jan 14, 2021
Early this year, 2020 greeted us with a Pandemic Crisis (COVID-19), and right after that, unfortunate twists of fate started to take place and eventually turned life to gray. But an act of the famous David Blaine, an American illusionist, lit up the skies, filled it with wonderful colors, and brought hope and excitement to us all.
David Blaine Ascension courtesy of YouTube
Famous for his breathtaking and mind-blowing stunts, David pulled his greatest act of all, ascending 5 miles above the Earth in the Arizona desert with approximately 50 helium balloons in his hand which people around the world witnessed live via YouTube.
"Every single stunt that I've ever done is about endurance and pushing past what I thought would be possible"
"I can't imagine that many people would dream of doing it."
David accompanied by experts, trainers, and family who were on the look for his safety never blinked an eye and was constantly on the lookout for his safety.
Despite the fact that David’s objective was to hit the height of around 18,000 feet, he even went up higher at a nerve shaking 24,900 feet or about 4.7 miles which left everyone stunned before skydiving and dropping back to the ground.
Overall, the act was successful, David landed safely to the ground with his proud family waiting for him.