National Geographic : 1931 Oct
Photograph by H.A.Atwell RHYTHM ACCOMPLISHES THE SEEMINGLY IMPOSSIBLE IN THE FLYING TRAPEZE ACT The woman "catcher" has just released one "leaper" to catch a second, the first man returning to theswing which theother isleaving. She uses the "cradle," or brace for the feet. Masculine performers dispense with this, entwining their legs in the cable. Insuch feats allmovements must beper fectly synchronized.