On August 7, 1974, Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center’s twin towers, where he performed for nearly an hour. During this history-making walk, and many others throughout his celebrated career, knots have always been indispensable componentsthe guardian angels protecting his life in the sky. In Why Knot? Philippe presents his favorite knots with clever sketches, original tying methods and photographs of spectacular high-wire walks that required special knotting. Quirky knot trivia, personal anecdotes, helpful tips, magic tricks, special tying challenges and plenty of surprises ensure that, if you’re not already nuts for knots, Philippe will transform you into a knot aficionado. Hardcover, full color, 256 pages 60+ knots Book size: 7-1/8 x 5-1/2 inches Level: Beginning to advanced Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
List Price: $ 18.35
Price: $ 18.35