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2013-07-29 08:24:33

OTTAWA, Ill., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Martin, a nationally-recognized escape artist, has announced plans to attempt an escape he survived 25 years ago but with additional life threatening challenges. Martin will be handcuffed by an area locksmith before donning a parachute and being locked in a freight box with a "keyless" lock. Locksmiths will scramble the lock combination prior to the attempt rendering its existing key nonfunctional. He will then be shoved out of the...

2010-07-01 09:42:00

OTTAWA, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- What do the Bible, a parachute and a pair of handcuffs have in common? Escape Artist Anthony Martin... Martin, a nationally-recognized escape artist turned evangelist, has announced plans to attempt a "Leap of Faith," in Ottawa, Ill., July 13, at 2 p.m. Martin will be handcuffed by an area locksmith before donning a parachute and leaping from an aircraft at 14,000 feet. He will have to free his hands in order to deploy the parachute and save his life....