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Call them daredevils, thrill seekers, adventurers, adrenaline junkies, extreme sports enthusiasts – just don't call them chicken. Thrill seekers inspire us with their courage, their willingness to put themselves in danger as they push the limits of human capability. This memorial site was created to honor and remember thrill seekers the world over.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of thrill seeker Henri Rechatin

PARIS (AP) — The celebrated French tightrope walker and chair-balancer known as Henry's, who balanced high above the Alps, Niagara Falls and for months over a supermarket in his hometown, has died. Maurice Vincent, a senator and the mayor of Saint-Etienne, said in a statement that Henry's died Friday. Henry's, whose real name was Henri Rechatin, once walked along the cable that carries cable cars to the summit of the Aiguille du Midi in the Alps. Vincent said Henry's once balanced...
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