What Magician Walked on Water?

Our Magicians Masterclass Wizards are at it again! This time we answer the question: What Magician Walked on Water! Let's dive in!

QUESTION: What Magician Walked on Water?


ANSWER: Several magicians have performed Walking on Water, but the most well-known version of a magician walking on water is Dynamo and the controversy of his walk across River Thames in England.


In 2011, Dynamo presented his version of Walking on Water when he walked across the waters of the Thames with people all around looking in shock. The stunt gained him international notoriety and some controversy after videos and news articles started revealing possible explanations from raw footage captured at the stunt,


Years earlier, Criss Angel actually presented his version of the Walk on Water, in 2006. Instead of a river, Criss walked across a swimming pool filled with onlookers.


The coverage around Dynamo's controversy earned him considerably more public awareness for his Walking on Water illusion.


Watch Videos Dynamo & Criss Angel Walk on Water


Dynamo walk on water

Water Fail: For magicians and those who want to dive deep: Dynamo Walk on Water Fail


Criss angel walk on water


How do you fake a walk on water?

For magicians and students of the art of magic, a few years ago on Magic Secrets Revealed, the Masked Magician presented a way to fake walking on water. Watch: Magician Walks on Water


Who has walked on water?

There are several references in historical literature including the bible, and a story of Peter coming out of a ship and walking on water. Fiction and non-fiction alike and represents accomplishing impossible tasks that would certainly appear godlike in those times.

Did Criss Angel really walk on water?

On season 1 of Criss Angel's Mindfreak, they presented "Walk on Water" where Criss attempted to walk across an entire pool while people swam beneath and around him. This season aired in 2006, years before Dynamo's special.


Can anybody walk on water?

Nope. Magicians use tricks and deceptions to accomplish impossible things, but what does science say about the ability to walk on water? In a 2014 article of Science Magazine, titled "The Secret to Walking on Water" the article on it says "There’s a simple reason you can’t walk on water: Humans are so big that the force of gravity overcomes the so-called surface tension of water, making us sink."


Who's version of Walking on Water do you like best?


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