Published On: Mon, Feb 17th, 2014

Australian acrobat Christian Waldner walked the tightrope over Cenote Zací

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Australian acrobat, Christian Waldner walked a distance of 40 meters (approximately 120 feet), on a tightrope 19 meters  (40 feet) above the water surface of world famous “Zací” cenote , in the “Magic Town” of Valladolid, Yucatán, located 160 km (100 miles) East of Merida.

Cenote Zací is one of the most visited by domestic and foreign tourism in Southeastern Mexico.

The acrobat performed in sight of dozens of tourists and residents who did not want to miss the scheduled event at Cenote Zací , one of the more than three thousand natural water formations of this kind in the state of Yucatán.

The native of Australia made ​​two runs , crossing back and forth across the vault of the cenote, sparking applause and an standing ovation from the visitors. Although swaying in the second run, he quickly recovered and finished his act amid applause.

Australian Acrobat Christian Waldner (Photo: José Fernando Guerrero for TYT)

Australian Acrobat Christian Waldner (Photo: José Fernando Guerrero for TYT)

Christian Waldner stated that he has walked the tightrope in different parts of the world, such as the Cathedral of Vienna, where 35 thousand spectators gathered to see him. And concluded that this is not the first time he presents his show in Mexico , as he has previously crossed the tightrope in San Luis Potosi and Tulum, among other places.


Australian acrobat Christian Waldner (Photo: José Fernando Guerrero for TYT)

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