A Long bar helps tightrope walkers keep balance. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

The key to balancing on a tightrope is to lower the body’s center of gravity toward the wire. Just as it’s harder to topple a stout vase than a tall slim one, a human is less likely to fall if the bulk of their mass is closer to the ground—or, in this case, the wire.Sonja Harpstead

Source: A Long bar helps tightrope walkers keep balance. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

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