Thomas Solomon is an escape artist of
many firsts:
  • The first and only escape artist to be profiled in The New York Times.
  • The first with his own television show on Britain's CH4 network.
  • The first to escape a locked titanium bank safe underwater on television.
  • The first and only to have performed at The White House for the President.
  • The first and only to have escaped the antique Tower leg irons of Billy the Kid.
  • The first and only to escape the cell of Al Capone at Eastern State Penitentiary.
In his professional career:
  • He's escaped thousands of pairs
    of handcuffs from over twenty
    different countries.
  • He's escaped a maximum security prison cell in Brooklyn, NY, one of 19 jailbreaks throughout the United States and Great Britain.
  • He's escaped a locked New York
    City Transit, "Revenue Collection Carrier Bag."
  • He's escaped numerous canvas straitjackets including the
    all-leather straitjacket made by
    Menkes Leather Works.
  • He's escaped a twenty pound ball and chain and handcuffs at the bottom of the Hudson River; plus numerous other escapes in the Mississippi, Boston Harbor, Long Island Sound, the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Potomac, the Atlantic Ocean, the East River and others.
  • He's escaped the US Navy's
    highly secure, Nuclear Aquatic Containment Trap.