Wallenda To Take On Niagara Falls On Tightrope

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Nik Wallenda can't visit a new place without envisioning a wire strung high above his head: Linking buildings, landmarks, nations. Even as a 6-year-old at Niagara Falls with his parents, he pictured walking a tightrope over the raging, whitewater maw....

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    A plaque honoring Nik Wallenda, "King of the High Wire," was installed Monday in Niagara Falls, New York. The monument sits near the spot where Wallenda mounted his tightrope to cross the falls into Canada June 15, 2012. A number of government officials ...
    07/7/2014 - 5:32 pm | View Link
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    NIAGARA FALLS - Nik Wallenda’s 2012 walk across Niagara Falls will be permanently remembered in the place where his crossing began. A 4.5-foot-high limestone and bronze monument, with a piece of the wire used in Wallenda’s feat affixed to the top, was ...
    07/6/2014 - 2:48 pm | View Link
  • Niagara Falls, NY, wants daredevil Wallenda to pay
    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – The city of Niagara Falls says daredevil Nik Wallenda still owes about $25,000 for public safety costs from last month's tightrope walk across the falls, but Wallenda says the New York city has already received more than it should have.
    07/20/2012 - 6:53 am | View Link
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    Nik Wallenda has become the first person to tightrope walk directly over Niagara Falls, crossing through the falls' famous mists and gusts in less than a half hour Friday night while tethered to a wire at the insistence of the network televising the stunt.
    06/16/2012 - 1:01 am | View Link
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    NIAGARA FALLS, CANADA -- High-wire artist Nik Wallenda fulfilled his dream of walking across Niagara Falls on a tightrope Friday, navigating through thick spray, strong winds and some close encounters with birds to become the first to complete the walk ...
    06/15/2012 - 8:46 pm | View Link
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