‘Spider-Man’ actor breaks silence on terrifying fall

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It was a 30-foot fall that could have ended in death.

Spider-Man’s heart-stopping plunge to the stage last month stunned a Broadway audience and left the actor critically injured.

For the first time, Spider-Man is speaking about that terrifying stage turn. He recently granted CBS 2’s Dana Tyler an exclusive interview.

Christopher Tierney fearlessly soars from the stage to the sky as the flying superhero Spider-Man on Broadway.

“I was like 30 miles an hour, which is awesome. It’s crazy. It’s so much fun,” Tierney said.

For the 31-year-old dancer and actor, catapulting on high wires in this risky role is a huge rush.

When asked if it’s scary, Tierney told Tyler, “No, I wasn’t scared. These guys, they know safety. The wires have 9,000 pounds of tension strength. I trust them explicitly with my life, absolutely. They don’t mess around.”

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