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Take a flying leap at New York's trapeze school

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More than 80,000 first-time flyers have headed to the banks of the Hudson River in New York to learn the circus craft of flying trapeze.

Vanessa Yurkevich discovers why the school has become a top attraction, spawning four more schools across the US with more in the pipeline.

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