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Turning Jump-Rope Tightrope Act

Inspired by xenzag's standing wave tightrope, only this one you can walk on. (maybe)
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Motors turn a long cable like a jumprope. The performer is wearing shoes that have wheels on them that allow them to remain upright as the rope turns under their feet, picture a knife sharpener.

The performer stands on the rope and starts to walk across the gap, two buildings for instance. As they do, their weight changes the shape of the turning jumprope to some extent as there's a depression in the wave shape where they're pushing the rope down, for instance, when they're halfway through, there are two matching wave shapes.

This would make walking across a regular static tightrope look very boring by comparison.

The closest example I can think of is this guy "surfing" on a mechanical bull. (link)

doctorremulac3, Feb 22 2023

Might look a little like this. https://www.youtube...watch?v=DNxAKo2QeVI
Skip to :35 [doctorremulac3, Feb 22 2023]

Shoes would have wheels on the bottom configured sort of like this. https://www.amazon....1675085115966&psc=1
So with a lot of skill, you could stand in place on a turning rope. [doctorremulac3, Feb 22 2023]




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