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Overcoming Fear For Captain America

If you are feeling Fear, try this Fear Blocking Technique. Hollywood Stuntman’s Fear Blocking Technique By Curtis Rivers My heartbeat rose as I stood silently in position on the movie soundstage of Captain America: First Avenger starring Chris Evans. I watched lighting technicians and cameramen make slight adjustments and I felt the wiremen secure the cables attached to my back. Sweat formed on my brow. Having captured Captain America with my flame-thrower in a previous scene, my character was to kill off his best friend “Bucky,” played by Sebastian Stan. This would all take place on board a moving train no less. I was to fire at “Bucky” and blow a hole in the side of the carriage. He would hang on briefly before falling to his death. Ultimately, an angry Captain America would retaliate and take me out with his iconic shield. Thanks to the magic of Hollywood my demise was going to be dramatic – the wire connected to my back and a high-pressure gas cylinder would cause me to fly backward 20ft through the air until I hit the end of the train carriage. Let me explain, this is no mean feat – I was wearing a costume that weighed almost the same as my body weight! Now, let’s go back to me standing on the soundstage before any of this happened and I was thrust backward down the train carriage and into an unforgiving wall. As you can imagine in that moment my heart was racing.  And just because I am the author of a book entitled The Fearless Path, it doesn’t mean I wasn’t experiencing any fear – far from it. I feel fear exactly as you do. I’m certainly no daredevil, despite what you might expect of a member of The Hollywood Stuntmen’s Hall of Fame!...

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