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Woman Walks Tightrope Between 2 Moving Trucks

Volvo coordinates the stunt to show how smoothly its new FH commercial trucks handle.

By Douglas Newcomb Aug 21, 2012 8:53AM

Volvo tight-rope walking commercial. Image courtesy of Volvo.In a scene straight out a James Bond movie, Volvo decided to show how smoothly its new FH commercial trucks handle by having world record-holding “highliner” Faith Dickey walk a tightrope between two of them.

Not only were the trucks moving, but Dickey had to make it across before they entered separate tunnels on an unopened stretch of highway in Croatia, which would cause the rope between them to snap.

After an initial stumble, Dickey battles high winds and tries to ignore a helicopter that’s keeping pace nearby to film the ordeal. Does she make it? Check out the video below, titled "The Ballerina Stunt," to find out.

[Source: egmCarTech]
Aug 21, 2012 6:20PM
Amazing stunt! That's fast, windy, crazy scary!  Worth a million bucks!
Aug 21, 2012 4:42PM
Aug 21, 2012 7:44PM
great job no other words but hope they paid you a million and GOD BLESS YOU

Aug 21, 2012 6:56PM
Could not believe how close she came to the tunnel.....OMG. Brave or Crazy? I was terrified just watching.
Aug 21, 2012 6:40PM
Aug 21, 2012 6:51PM
Aug 21, 2012 6:08PM
Looked like the speedometer was up to 80 kph/49.6mph, some stunt.
Aug 21, 2012 7:42PM

That was incredible, compared to the guy that walked across Niagara falls; this stunt was mind-blowing.

Walking across Niagara Falls, took stamina and skill.

Walking between 2 moving trucks...........Faith Dickey is absolutely, mind-blowing!

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