publication date: Thursday, February 5, 2009 (part of Round XXXVIII)
clue: If you think getting to the end of a goo tournament is a high-wire act...
explanation: In an illegal stunt, Petit famously walked a wire between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Mihai Rusu, and Vicki Moore
trivia: Petit was the subject of the documentary Man on Wire, nominated for an Oscar in 2009.
|This goo was part of Oscars Week 2009.|