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Las Vegas Breaks Guinness World Record With Biggest Stilt Walk


To mark its 25th anniversary, Cirque du Soleil took the streets of Las Vegas yesterday to break the Guinness World Record for the most people to simultaneously walk on stilts.

Cirque du Soleil Performers on Las Vegas Blvd.
Photo by Erik Kabik / Retna | erikkabik.com

Carmen Ruest, the Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil and one of the company’s original members lead the stilt walking. It all went down on the sidewalk in front of the Bellagio Las Vegas. Las Vegas photographer Erik Kabik was there to take these amazing photos:

Cirque du Soleil Performers on Las Vegas Blvd.
Photo by Erik Kabik / Retna | erikkabik.com

Cirque du Soleil Performers on Las Vegas Blvd.
Photo by Erik Kabik / Retna | erikkabik.com

Las Vegas Blvd. renamed Cirque du Soleil Blvd. for the day
Photo by Erik Kabik / Retna | erikkabik.com

Carmen Ruest, Cirque du Soleil Director of Creation
Photo by Erik Kabik / Retna | erikkabik.com

Cirque du Soleil Performers on Las Vegas Blvd.
Photo by Erik Kabik / Retna | erikkabik.com

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