You’ve probably seen those levitating street performers who appear to be magically lifting themselves off the ground using nothing but a stick. However, the trick is actually more than meets the eye, and it relates to the clothing that they wear. Continue reading to see why.

Trick

Trick Revealed

If you guessed that it was a platform all along, you’d be correct. The pole itself either directly inserted into the ground, or attached to a stable metal platform that can support the weight of the performer.