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Daredevil in a straitjacket dangles from burning rope

Dangling from one of London's most famous landmarks, daredevil Jonathan Goodwin has performed one of his most death-defying stunts. Trapped in a straitjacket, he had just minutes to escape a burning rope hanging from the London Eye.

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The stunt was being filmed for a new television show. Crowds gathered below as the professional danger man began to release himself from the burning rope positioned more than 200 feet in the air.

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During years of working as a professional danger man, the 32-year-old has travelled the world placing himself in the most extreme and life-threatening situations.

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With just seconds to spare, the flames appeared to engulf Goodwin's jacket.

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Just as things were heating up in central London the escapologist threw his jacket to the ground to rounds of applause from stunned onlookers.

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Jonathan Goodwin, who's from Pembrokeshire in West Wales said:

Danger is a part of my profession and the adrenaline I get from each stunt I do drives me on to the next. Pushing the limits is exciting and I hope I have left the crowd with a memorable experience.

The stunt was filmed for his new television show, The Incredible Mr. Goodwin, which starts on Watch this Thursday.