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 ...
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    07/22/2013 - 12:36 am | 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
  • Daredevil Nik Wallenda crosses Niagara Falls on tightrope
    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
  • 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
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