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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  • Nik Wallenda debuts his Zirkus at Foxwoods
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    Daredevil Nik Wallenda became the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a high wire. Tens of thousands of people gathered at the falls Friday night and ...
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    Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus, ... Crosses Niagara Falls, 1,800 feet high, establishing a world record for first tightrope walker to cross the falls. See More.
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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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    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 ...
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