Records and Awards

Through his successes the “Swiss of the Year” has gained several championship titles and has been entered repeatedly in the Guinness Book of Records.

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7 records in 7 days

1st record:
Highest tight rope run without a balancing pole over the Zugspitze in Germany at an altitude of 3000 meters; distance 995 meter

2nd record:
High wire run with an incline of 52,2 ° at the Feuerkogel in Austria; distance: 2700 meters

3rd record:
Longest high wire run at Diavolezza/Switzerland; distance: 3540 meter, duration: 2 hours and 20 minutes

4th record:
Longest downhill tight rope run at the Piz Corvatsch/Schweiz; distance: 1600 meter

5th and 6th record:
Highest run on a tight rope on the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland, distance: 160 meter, altitude : 3400 meter a.s.l.

7th record:
Longest unsecured high wire run at the Thunersee/Switzerland, distance: 3300 meter (aborted after 2169 meters due to torsion of the plastic rope); duration: 3 hours

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Guinness-Rekorde und Weltrekorde

A further unique world records

1998
1st world record for longest walk on a track cable of the aerial tramway in St. Moritz/Switzerland; distance: 734 meters (record entered into the Guinness Book of World Records)

1999
2nd world record for fastest run on a track of the Schwangau Tegelbergbahn (aerial tramway) in Füssen/Germany; distance: 80 meters in 2 minutes and 27 seconds (record entered into the Guinness Book of World Records)

2005
3rd world record during the TV show „Mega Clever“ on Pro7; driving 6 motorcycles in a globe of steel with a diameter of 4,90 meters

2006
4th world record at the RTL Charity Telethon with Joey Kelly for the longest run on a Wheel of Death; duration: 24 hours (record entered into the Guinness Book of World Records)

2006
5th world record for being the first runner to have competed a distance of over 1200 meters on the Säntis cable way in Switzerland; distance: 1222, 7 meters

2009
6th world record for being the fastest high wire runner in Korea, distance 1 kilometer, duration: 10 minutes and 18 seconds

2009
7th world record for the steepest run on a track cable with a balancing pole and an incline of 56% on the Zugspitze in Germany; distance: 995 meter in 50 minutes

2010
8th world record for being the first unsecured 500-meter-runner in Zhangjiajiee/China; duration: 20 minutes

2010
9th world record for the longest run on a high wire across Lake Zürich (Zürich/Switzerland); Length:900 meters, Height: 30 meters

2011
10th world record for the highest downhill run on a high wire on the track cable of the Corvatsch cable railway (3303 above sea level)

2013
11th world record for the longest continuous sitting on a chair on the high ropes with 7 hours and 7 minutes

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Awards

2013:
Lifetime achievement award for „Artistika“

2011:
Swiss Award in the category „Show“

2004:
Golden Horse and Golden Star for his solo tightrope act at the Circus Festival in Böblingen

1995:
Silver Medal for the „7-Man-Pyramide“ Act at the international circus festival in Monte Carlo (in cooperation with the „White Angels“)

1989:
Bronze for his solo tightrope act at the „Mondial du Cirque de Demain“ festival

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