Stunt man David Blaine is back to is old tricks again, and his latest act has a shocking twist. The 39-year-old daredevil is planning on suiting up in a chainmail bodysuit that will provide a barrier between himself and a million volts of electric currents streamed by tesla coils.
Sounds like a scene straight out of The Prestige. Blaine will also be wearing a wire helmet a visor to shield his eyes, and hearing protection for his ears. His breathing and the surrounding air will be monitored.
The illusionist will be performing this stunt at Pier 54 on New York’s West Side. “Electrified: One Million Volts Always On” will be open to the public, who will be able to send messages to Blaine and control the voltage to keep him alert. Seems safe.
To prepare for the event, Blaine will be keeping a low profile these next few days.
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