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David Blaine wraps up high-voltage stunt in NYC

David Blaine wraps up high-voltage stunt in NYC

October 8th, 2012 in News

Magician David Blaine stands inside an apparatus surrounded by a million volts of electric currents streamed by tesla coils during his 72-hour "Electrified: 1 Million Volts Always On" stunt on Pier 54, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in New York.

Photo by The Associated Press /News Tribune.

NEW YORK (AP) - Daredevil David Blaine has finished what could be said to be his most electrifying stunt.

The magician emerged shortly before 9 p.m. Monday after spending three days and nights standing in the middle of one million volts of electric currents at New York's Pier 54.

A spokesman says Blaine was able to walk with assistance, speak and kiss fiancée Alizee Guinochet before being taken to a hospital to be examined.

The 39-year-old Blaine wore a chainmail bodysuit as a barrier between himself and the currents, emitted by Tesla coils.

The stunt was called "Electrified: One Million Volts Always On." It was streamed on YouTube, with help from Intel Corp.

Blaine's past stunts include hanging upside down over Central Park and being encased in a block of ice.