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The man who walked a tightrope wearing a harness across Niagara Falls last month is planning a walk above the Atlantic City beach without the safety device. Nik Wallenda will make the 1,500-foot tightrope walk 100 feet above the beach on Aug. 9. The
I would, too, if I was about to walk 457m across the Niagara Falls on a 5cm-wide wire, 20 storeys in the air. Daredevil Nik Wallenda comes from a long line of aerialists or tightrope walkers who make a living performing balancing acts and acrobatics.
A professional daredevil, he uses science to attempt death defying stunts. Recently, a new series titled, Danger by Design, went on air on Discovery and is a regular on Mondays. Jaskiran Kapoor connects with him online and talks about his life on a
After doing the tightrope walk across the Niagara Falls, American acrobat Nik Wallenda is eyeing the Grand Canyon. Nik Wallenda, a professional daredevil uses science to cheat fate and puts his life at risk on a regular basis, attempting stunts
It was just amazing,' a spectator told the local paper Welland Tribune...They were playing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and there were birds flying around him.' To celebrate his 50th year of high-wire walking he will make the death-defying walks to
Earlier this month, Nik Wallenda became the first man to walk over the Niagara Gorge in more than 100 years, and the first ever to walk directly over the falls. Step by step, he edged his way for 1,800 feet along a two-inch diameter steel rope
ABC is scoring in the television ratings with high-wire acts, both above Niagara Falls and the basketball rim. Young superstars LeBron James and Kevin Durant made the first three games of the NBA Finals the top prime-time draws
Articles ABC, which secured rights to the daredevil act, scored big, easily surpassing NBC, CBS and other broadcasters to hit a five-year ratings high for a Friday night. From 10:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. -- when Wallenda crossed into the Canadian side of
Now that Nik Wallenda's walk across Niagara Falls has come and gone, the city is beginning to digest just how big of an event it was. Mayor Jim Diodati said ever since he heard of Wallenda's proposal he knew the number of eyes on Niagara Falls would
June 17, 2012 If you watched Nik Wallenda's high-wire crossing of Niagara Falls Friday night, you'd never know that the tightrope-walking daredevil was praying outloud to Jesus the whole way, religious groups said over the weekend.