Nik Wallenda

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Wallenda Walks Tightrope High Over Ariz. Gorge

Nik Wallenda studied the plunging walls of the Little Colorado River Gorge before stepping out on a quarter-mile tightrope cable. “Whoo! That’s an amazing view.”


SARASOTA, FL - FEBRUARY 15:  Nik Wallenda poses for a photograph with a piece of the high wire he used to walk over Niagara Falls on at Circus Sarasota on February 15, 2013 in Sarasota, Florida.   Wallenda is planning to walk on a high wire over the Grand Canyon this summer.   (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Nik Wallenda To Cross Little Colorado River Gorge

Daredevil Nik Wallenda is using the Navajo Nation as a backdrop to one of his most ambitious feats yet — crossing a tightrope 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon.