Photos: Cirque du Soleil’s adventure sports-themed ‘VOLTA’ opens in Va.

Cirque du Soleil’s extreme sports-focused act combines death-defying acrobatics with the high octane energy of action sports. See photos of their opening day under the big top.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25th.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25th.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

The Washington, D.C. premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA” in Tysons on Thursday, July 25.

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