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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    ... to this Discovery Channel plan for Wallenda just to the west. It is fair to note that Wallenda successfully crossed Niagara Falls and a gorge...
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  • Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk - Herald Bulletin
    CHICAGO — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on
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    ... devices for such a performance, the frisson of danger will be gone, just as it was when Wallenda traversed Niagara Falls in 2012 while in a...
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  • Will Wallenda's Chicago walk wow the world? - Chicago Tribune
    ... all this be anticlimactic since Wallenda already has conquered the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls? Nah. "It's the real deal," Wallenda told the...
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  • Wallenda has some hurdles to cross before his river walk - Chicago Tribune
    Chicago River on Nov. 2, Nik Wallenda will pray ... But to get to that point, the aerial performer who has crossed Niagara Falls and a gorge near
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    CHICAGO — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city's reputation for being windy. Never mind that ...
    09/18/2014 - 3:49 pm | View Link
  • Daredevil Wallenda says wire-walking is 'the norm' for his family
    The 35-year-old previously has walked over the Grand Canyon and the brink of Niagara Falls. Wallenda is set to perform the Nov. 2 Chicago walk without a net or harness in two parts. First, he is scheduled to walk from Marina City's west tower over the ...
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  • With Niagara Falls tightrope walk Nik Wallenda steps into history
    As far as feats of derring-do go, they don't get much more primal or more terrifying. Man versus nature, a famous acrobat pitted against an ancient gorge filled with a gazillion gallons of cascading water. And only a slippery, swaying high-wire, one the ...
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    An American stuntman has become the first person in more than a century to cross the Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Nik Wallenda, 33, was watched by an estimated one billion TV viewers and more than 125,000 sightseers at the famous gorge. He took 25 minutes ...
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