Marco Polo named himself after his boyhood hero.
He looks upon himself as a modern day adventurer on the high wire.
Breaking new ground each year, he keeps attempting more and more
dangerous feats of skill, exciting audiences all over the world
Marco Polo never uses a safety net and has refused
to do so on every occasion.
Circo Italiano, Mexico
Sometimes he uses a balancing pole
but he often runs lightly along the wire without it. Whether dancing,
skipping, sitting on a chair balanced on the wire, or simply walking
on the high wire, Marco Polo seems to be at home in the air.
His death defying act culminates
in a breathtaking, totally blindfolded walk across the high wire,
with his feet placed in two wicker baskets, which is his original