My painful stint as an aerial straps trainee with the Cirque du Soleil

The Straits Times' Eunice Quek's stint as an Aerial Straps trainee lasts all of 15 minutes, with barely a few minutes in the air.
The Straits Times' Eunice Quek's stint as an Aerial Straps trainee lasts all of 15 minutes, with barely a few minutes in the air.ST PHOTOS: EUNICE QUEK
Brothers Roman and Vitali Tomanov soar to impressive heights in their flawless and perfectly synchronised Aerial Straps act.
Brothers Roman and Vitali Tomanov soar to impressive heights in their flawless and perfectly synchronised Aerial Straps act.PHOTOS: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

SENDAI (Japan) - You cannot help but gasp in awe as brothers Roman and Vitali Tomanov soar to impressive heights in their flawless and perfectly synchronised aerial straps act.

Kurios is the first time the American brothers - second-generation circus performers - are working together. They act as Siamese twins and their acrobatic stunts are done as a pair, as well as solo at times.

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