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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Magician and endurance performer David Blaine floating away in preparation for balloon stunt. (Courtesy YouTube)

David Blaine’s Airborne ‘Ascension’ Stunt Is A Success

By Parker Dunn, Online Managing Editor September 5, 2020

  The image of a kid holding onto a bunch of balloons as he drifts off into the sky is nothing short of iconic. Extracted from the 1956 French short film “Le Ballon Rouge” (The Red Balloon),...