David Blaine floated high in the sky with giant balloons

To be able to perform the feat of "floating into the sky with a cluster of balloons," David Blaine had to first gather a team of experts, jump out of a plane 500 times (to get a pro skydiver rating), earn a hot air balloon pilot's certificate, and earn another one that gives him the right to fly helium-filled balloons. The stunt is called "Ascension" and it's intense:

screengrab via Ascension/YouTube