Aisikaier Wubulikaisimu walking between two air balloons
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World's fastest high-wire walk record broken in China

31 July 2013 Last updated at 11:27 BST

Chinese tightrope walker Aisikaier Wubulikaisimu has broken the record for the world's fastest high-wire walk.

He crossed an 18 metre (59ft) long steel beam - suspended between two hot air balloons - in just 38.35 seconds in China's Yunnan province.

Roopa Suchak reports.