I remember this event very well. August 14, 2003. This Retro Report from The New York Times gives a great overview of the events of those few days.
This is a great behind the scenes look at how David Blaine and Intel prepared for an amazing 72 hour stunt involving Tesla coils and lots of electricity passing through Blaine.
Phillip Stearns experimenting like crazy here with Polaroid/instant color film.
Here’s a sort of behind the scenes video of filmmaker Brett Novak shooting amazing trick skateboarder Kilian Martin.
A time-lapse of the burn marks created by the high electricity going through this board. A project by Melanie Hoff.