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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    ... might remember, Gadd climbed up the ice of the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls State Park on ... of “stunting” at the Falls when Nik ...
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    Canada’s economic trade fortunes are not unlike an unpredictable high-wire act. As Nik Wallenda prepared to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope in 2012, he purportedly offered, “I’m facing Niagara Falls – the wind and the mist and the dark and the ...
    04/26/2015 - 11:04 am | View Link
  • Christian Stuntman Nik Wallenda to Walk 'Extremely Unique' 400 Foot Ferris Wheel in Orlando
    Often." Wallenda, who is a member of the "Flying Wallenda" family of circus stuntmen, is known for his risky, televised tightrope walks, usually over large landmarks including Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon. The 35 year old Florida native credits his ...
    04/16/2015 - 7:07 am | View Link
  • Still No Permanent Wallenda Exhibit in Falls
    NIAGARA FALLS, NY - As daredevil Nik Wallenda gets ready for his latest stunt, walking on the outer rim of the 400-foot Orlando Eye while it is moving, we wanted to see whether plans were moving forward for him to open a permanent exhibit in Niagara Falls.
    04/15/2015 - 5:04 pm | View Link
  • Nik Wallenda to walk atop new Orlando Eye as it spins
    At some point, as the structure rotates, he will have to duck under a six-foot wide beam. "I've never done anything of this capacity," he says. Wallenda has walked across tightropes over both the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls.
    04/15/2015 - 8:45 am | View Link
  • Wallenda says he'll walk on Orlando observation wheel
    In November, Wallenda made two hair-raising Chicago skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or a harness. Two of his previous tightrope walks took him over the brink of Niagara Falls in 2012 and across the Little Colorado River Gorge in 2013.
    04/13/2015 - 10:29 am | View Link
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  • Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls 2012
    Nik Wallenda walks on wire across Niagara Falls Canada in the event of the Century 2012. http://www.niagarafallstourism.com
    04/26/2015 - 3:17 am | View Website
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    Nik Wallenda, the seventh-generation stunt performer, successfully walked on a tightrope over Niagara Falls on Friday night.
    04/25/2015 - 7:10 pm | View Website
  • Megastunts: Nik Wallenda Takes the First Step in His ...
    Watch Nik Wallenda take his first step on the wire.
    04/25/2015 - 9:30 am | View Website
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    Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda walks the high wire from the U.S. side to the Canadian side over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 15, 2012.
    04/5/2015 - 4:35 pm | View Website
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    Nik Wallenda promised that his tightrope crossing over Niagara Falls would generate untold millions in free publicity for a struggling corner of upstate ...
    07/20/2012 - 9:06 pm | View Website
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