David Blaine: Ascension

Legendary magician David Blaine, a long-time Rubenstein client, floated nearly 25,000 feet over northern Arizona in his latest stunt, Ascension.

The stunt required 52 weather balloons, classified as an experimental aircraft by the FAA, as well as two years of training and a team of experts, including meteorologists and skydiving professionals. It was broadcast live on YouTube.

Legendary magician David Blaine, a long-time Rubenstein client, floated nearly 25,000 feet over northern Arizona in his latest stunt, Ascension.
Credit: David Blaine Productions