Lady Houdini, the name given to Kristen Johnson by
an Inside Edition producer at CBS Studios
in New York has definitely stuck. Especially, as she broke the immortal Harry Houdini’s record for the most Water Torture Cell
escapes ever performed, which historians and magic aficionados worldwide
estimate to be just slightly over one thousand. Johnson broke Houdini’s record last year as she has successfully performed 1001 public escapes during the Georgia State Fair at the Atlanta speedway.
It is fitting
as 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of Houdini’s first public Water
Torture Cell escape performance at the Circus Busch in Berlin, Germany on September 21, 1912.
Read more about it on the About Kristen Johnson page.
85 year old record broken in Atlanta
Kristen Johnson broke Harry Houdini's record in 2012
for the most Water Torture Cell Escapes ever performed!