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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    Wallenda, of course, is the Bradenton-based but internationally famous high-wire artist who's known for such spectacular feats as crossing the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls. This will be the 78th annual edition of the DeSoto Heritage Festival Grand Parade ...
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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 ...
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  • And he DID look down! Tightrope hero is first to conquer Niagara for more than a century
    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 ...
    06/17/2012 - 2:51 pm | View Link
  • Nik Wallenda completes historic tightrope walk over Niagara Falls
    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
  • Tethered Wallenda crosses Niagara Falls
    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- The Wallenda family likes challenges. Nik Wallenda on Friday night accomplished what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet above the churning torrent below. Though tethered ...
    06/15/2012 - 3:52 pm | View Link
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    Nikolas "Nik" Wallenda (born January 24, 1979) is an American acrobat, aerialist, daredevil, high wire artist, and author. He is known for his high-wire performances ...
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