Flying Above New York City

These riders swing through the air with the greatest of ease.

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Trapeze lessons are all the rage in cities, but that doesn't mean photos of people poised high above aren't fun to look at. Below, pictures of New York's swingers.

Greg Cooper makes a return after being caught by Josh Cohen at Trapeze School New York. At the school, students learn trapeze maneuvers with the skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan as a backdrop. The school is located on a rooftop at Pier 40 on the Hudson River. Since 2002, students of all ages learn trapeze maneuvers with the skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan as a backdrop. Photo by Lee Celano/Reuters
Nikki Dolenz practices on the trapeze at Trapeze School New York.




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  • Amanda Erickson is a former senior associate editor at CityLab.