Sunday, January 22, 2017, acrobats of the troupe The Gerlings made a spectacular fall several meters high trying to beat the world record of tightrope walkers in a pyramid during the 41st festival of Monte-Carlo Circus. During the formation of the pyramid, one of the artists lost his balance, leading to the fall of his colleagues. An Acrobat has fractured wrist and had surgery at Princess Grace Hospital. The other tightrope walkers were not injured.