In Case You Were Curious… About Stilts
July 27, 2018
The Bottom Line: Quick facts about stilts!
The Full Story:
- In 1891, a Landes shepherd Sylvain Dornon walked from Paris to Moscow in stilts, which took him 58 days.
- There are 6 different types of stilts: Hand-held stilts, peg stilts, drywall or dura stilts, spring stilts, digitigrade stilts, and articulated stilts.
- On November 15, 2006 Saimaiti Yiming took 10 steps in 54-foot tall stilts to break the Guinness World Record for walking on the highest stilts.