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Tightrope walker sets German record

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A new record for tightrope walking was successfully set in Germany on Sunday.

Freddy Nock of Switzerland walked up a 995 metre-long cable car wire to the top of Germany's highest mountain of Zugspitze.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

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