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Step Right Up and Watch This Air Acrobat Attempt the Most Irresponsible Circus Act Ever

One December day at the International Scene of Contemporary Dance in Stockholm, Sweden, a man named Olle, one of the best air acrobats in the world, did a triple-somersault jump. It was a jump like hundreds of others he'd done before, but this time was different. He fell on his head. "Within that second I heard my neck break. A moment devoid of time," Olle writes. "The sound of the neck break echoed in my head, itself an endless, dark, spherical space in which I was hovering weightlessly.
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