NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, high above New York's Times Square, balanced on a high-wire for eight consecutive hours, Bello Nock, "The Ultimate Daredevil," announced that he will up the ante in a high-risk, end of summer event. In partnership with Mandt Bros. Productions and Major League Baseball Advanced Media, the stunt will be seen around the world in a live streaming pay-per-view experience on August 30. Bello will attempt to perform no less than 15 death-defying stunts in less than 15 minutes – or die trying.
A globally recognized entertainer who has completed incredible feats such as hanging by his toes from a helicopter hovering over the Statue of Liberty and wire-walking over the length of a cruise ship at sea, Bello is a seasoned and critically acclaimed performer. Today's world record-setting high-wire event kicks off "The Summer of Bello," during which he will add to his arsenal of awe-inspiring accomplishments through a series of extreme stunts, all culminating with the August 30 multi-part challenge.
SUMMER OF BELLO: SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
June 6 – Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA – High Wire Walk
June 10 – World Tour Stop – London
June 12 – World Tour Stop – Paris
June 15 – World Tour Stop – Berlin
June 16 – World Tour Stop – Istanbul
June 17 – World Tour Stop – Dubai
June 21 – World Tour Stop – Beijing
June 22 – World Tour Stop – Tokyo
June 24 – World Tour Stop – Seoul
June 26 – World Tour Stop – Buenos Aires
June 29 – World Tour Stop – Sao Paulo
June 30 – World Tour Stop – Bogata
July 2 – World Tour Stop – Mexico City
July 16 – ESPY Awards
August 30 – "Bello: The Ultimate Daredevil" Live Stream Vegas Event
#TheUltimate will be the most ambitious and dangerously complex performance ever attempted. Titled "Bello: The Ultimate Daredevil," the stunt will test Bello's strength, endurance and skills through 15 high-risk challenges to be streamed live on TheUltimate.com. Beginning today, streaming of the end of summer stunt "Bello: The Ultimate Daredevil" will be available for advance purchase for $1.99. To purchase access to the live stream event, please visit TheUltimate.com now.
In part, this exciting stunt will include the extreme "Wirecycle" in which Bello will attempt to traverse a wire via motorcycle and "The Fire Wirewalk" in which Bello will attempt to outrun a fiery blaze a top a high wire. He will also take on "The Wheel of Steel" otherwise known as "The Wheel of Death," complete a speed descent via rope, along with setting 10 other unfathomable challenges within 15 minutes.
Having built a reputation as the leader in live sports and entertainment online streaming, Major League Baseball Advanced Media has partnered with Mandt Bros. Productions to help create a momentous live viewing experience for fans across the world. Featuring incredible behind-the-scenes content, TheUltimate.com is your all-access pass to "The Summer of Bello."
"Bello: The Ultimate Daredevil" will be an unprecedented live event that takes danger to terrifying new heights. One man, one night, 15 stunts… #TheUltimate
Follow Bello Nock @BelloNock on Twitter, at facebook.com/bellonock, and using #TheUltimate. Please visit TheUltimate.com for more information and to purchase the live streaming experience.
ABOUT BELLO NOCK
Bello Nock has amazed millions of people in his live performances in the last decade alone with his jaw-dropping daredevil talents. This versatile performer's repertoire includes virtually every major thrill act possible! Known for his signature hairstyle as well as his daredevil skills, Bello has been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records for the first ever high wire walk over a cruise ship at sea, he has hung by his toes from a trapeze under a helicopter over the Statue of Liberty, has repelled from the roof of Madison Square Garden, and has ridden an elephant through NYC's Midtown Tunnel. Bello starred with the Big Apple Circus for three seasons and wooed millions as the star of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, becoming the only person in the company's history to have a production named after him - Bellobration.
ABOUT MANDT BROS. PRODUCTIONS
Brothers Neil and Michael Mandt are partners in the four-time Emmy Award-winning production company Mandt Bros. Productions, headquartered in Los Angeles. Together they have earned four Emmy Awards and nine nominations, among numerous other notable accolades. Their projects include the recently released feature film, "Million Dollar Arm," the critically acclaimed feature film, "Last Stop for Paul," and its TV adaptation "Next Stop for Charlie" (Showtime), and other television projects which have included "Destination Truth" (Syfy), "Jim Rome is Burning" (ESPN), "Ice Brigade" (Food Network), "Strangers in Danger" (Fuel TV) and "The Car Show" (Speed Network).
Established in June 2000 following a unanimous vote by the 30 Major League Baseball club owners to centralize all of Baseball's Internet operations, MLB Advanced Media LP (MLBAM) is the interactive media and internet company of Major League Baseball. MLBAM manages the official league site, MLB.com, and each of the 30 individual Club sites to create the most comprehensive Major League Baseball resource on the Internet. MLBAM also develops, deploys and distributes the highest-grossing sports app, At Bat, as well as manages live video content for dozens of sports and entertainment clients. It captures, encodes and distributes tens of thousands of live video events annually, powering more live events on the Internet than any other property in the world.
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