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It’s official: BFUHS student sets Guinness World Record in tightrope walk

WESTMINSTER — It’s “officially amazing!”

The Guinness Book of World Records has made it official: Bellows Falls Union High School senior Ariana Wunderle of Rockingham has set a world record in high-heeled tightrope walking.

Wunderle, 18, set the record on May 16 during an event at the high school’s Holland Gymnasium. Her record is 639 feet, 7 inches (194.983 meters).

Wunderle has been performing on the tightrope since she was a child, and has performed with the Vermont-based Circus Smirkus for years.

This latest performance was a fundraiser for the circus.

“I wanted to send an update and let you all know that as of May 26, 2022 at 6:40 AM I received an email from Guinness that I am the official world record holder for the farthest tightrope walk in high heels!” Wunderle wrote in an email Tuesday evening. … Link to full length article at Brattleboro Reformer.