Frühe Fahrrad-Stunts Todessprünge auf dem Drahtesel

Sie rasten über Löwengruben, überquerten Wasserfälle auf dem Drahtseil: Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts wurden Rad-Artisten zur Attraktion von Jahrmärkten und Zirkussen. Zwischen den Künstlern entbrannte ein halsbrecherischer Wettkampf, den manche mit dem Leben bezahlten.
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