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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    ... my picture, mommy,” attraction to lure families out of the Niagara Falls State Park and into ... me back to the summer of Nik Wallenda, when ...
    07/2/2015 - 3:17 pm | View Link
  • Wallenda monument in pieces for Terrapin Point work - Niagara Gazette
    The monument commemorating Nick Wallenda's tightrope walk across Niagara Falls is in pieces, but not due to vandalism, according to a New York State
    07/1/2015 - 6:18 am | View Link
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    Wallenda, a member of the famous Flying Wallendas family of circus performers, became the first person to walk a tightrope over Niagara Falls.
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  • Forgettable funambulism feat fades from folklore
    Three years ago this week, Nik Wallenda walked a tightrope across Niagara Falls. Actually, he walked over the Falls on June 15, 2012 so the anniversary of that occasion was a few weeks ago. And no one noticed. Because it was boring and deserves to be ...
    07/22/2015 - 5:01 am | View Link
  • Another Sad Dyster Legacy: Tesla to Remain in State Park
    The closest thing to a public work of art that's been dedicated around here in recent memory are two boulder-mounted plaques in the Niagara Falls State Park: one in honor of local historian Paul Gromosiak and the other to Nik Wallenda. And since neither ...
    07/21/2015 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • Niagara Falls ranks high on Chinese bucket list
    There are many affluent people in the orient and one of the destinations they have on their bucket list is to see the Falls," said Thomson. He noted that major events like the Nik Wallenda walk across Niagara Falls that was seen around the world certainly ...
    07/20/2015 - 10:28 pm | View Link
  • Nik Wallenda honored in Niagara Falls with high wire plaque
    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 ...
    07/16/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Nik Wallenda completes Niagara Falls tightrope walk
    NIAGARA FALLS, Canada — High-wire artist Nik Wallenda fulfilled his dream of walking over Niagara Falls on a wire Friday, defying predictions of naysayers who warned of everything from falcons to fierce winds toppling him as he made his way over the ...
    06/16/2012 - 9:16 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.
    07/31/2015 - 7:45 pm | View Website
  • Megastunts: Nik Wallenda Takes the First Step in His ...
    Watch Nik Wallenda take his first step on the wire.
    07/31/2015 - 7:09 pm | View Website
  • Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between Canada and the United States ; more specifically, between the ...
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  • Nik Wallenda
    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 ...
    07/31/2015 - 4:00 am | View Website
  • US man walks cable stretched across Niagara Falls
    A 33-year-old American man has become the first person to successfully cross from the US to Canada over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in a daring display of acrobatics ...
    07/13/2012 - 6:26 am | View Website
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