THWARTED - ESCAPE ARTIST DENIED DATE WITH DROWNING NEW CHALLENGE ANNOUNCED

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THWARTED - ESCAPE ARTIST DENIED DATE WITH DROWNING NEW CHALLENGE ANNOUNCED

ALLEGHENY RIVER HOLDS OFF ESCAPE ARTIST’S DARE. LATE MINUTE COMPLICATIONS APPEAR, ESCAPE ATTEMPT VANISHES. 

[photo] Best Living Escape Artist Michael Griffin pictured during an underwater escape for the TV show Extreme Escapes, a speargun aimed at his chest.

PITTSBURGH, PA. (MICHAEL GRIFFIN) AUG 22, 2019 — 2 Time World Magic Award Winning Escape Artist Michael Griffin is returning to the Oaks Theater, and as a teaser for his show was scheduled to appear at the Oakmont Yacht Club bound in heavy chains handcuffed and locked to a cement block and thrown to the bottom of the Allegheny River as a special sneak peek Fri Aug 23. Last-minute complications came up and the Commodore to the Yacht Club decided for everyone's safety the stunt had to be canceled. 

Every door that closes opens a window. Enter the Penn Hills Police Department. Patrolman Josh Martinelli, a friend of the owners of the Oakmont theater hearing of the canceled escape stunt has stepped up and has challenged Griffin to a test, details below, challenge to take place in full view during his Saturday night show Aug 24. at 7:30pm in the Oaks Theater located at 310 Allegheny River Blvd, Oakmont, PA.  Tickets are available https://www.showclix.com/event/michael-griffin-escape-artistLZCsXXA or, by calling 412-828-6322 

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WHO: Michael Griffin Escape Artist
WHAT: Police Challenge 
WHEN: Saturday, Aug 24, 2019, at 7:30 pm doors open at 6:00 pm
WHERE: The Oaks Theater 310 Allegheny River Blvd. Oakmont, PA 15139

For further questions please call Tel: 412-828-6322. 



Interesting Michael Griffin Facts:
Only Person to survive a real public hanging from the back of a horse
Saved the lives of 1200 People by getting them out of a burning building in Canada while still tied up
Helped Sheriffs catch a wanted Murderer by luring the Murderer to tie him up exactly as the victims were



About Michael Griffin
Performing astonishing escapes and setting records around the World for over two decades, 2-time World Magic Award Winning Master of Escape, Michael Griffin is considered the Greatest Living Escape Artist. He is the ONLY escape artist to ever survive a hanging on the back of a horse with thirteen-knot Hangman’s Noose in 52 seconds! 
What’s the secret? It’s Griffin’s strong mind, conviction, heart, and belief. “I do not use drugs or alcohol. I never have and I never will. I simply do not believe in their illusion, nor the illusion of negative thinking which is the toughest straitjacket we will ever face; but, if you put your mind to it, and you believe in yourself, you will always escape”. Information about Michael Griffin can be found at www.escapeguy.com.



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