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Nik Wallenda: Skywire Tightrope Walk Across Grand Canyon (Video)

Nik Wallenda: Skywire Tightrope Walk Across Grand Canyon (Video)

Nik Wallenda risks his life by walking on a tightrope across the Grand Canyon during a live television special aired on the Discovery Channel on Sunday (June 23) in Arizona.

The 34-year-old adventure seeker walked a distance of a quarter mile at a height of 1,500 feet above ground. The “Skywire” walk took him just over 22 minutes to complete.

“It was way more windy, and it took every bit of me to stay focused the entire time,” Nik explained after the walk was over, saying the winds caused dust to accumulate on his contact lenses.

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Nik Wallenda: Skywire Tightrope Walk Across Grand Canyon (Video)

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Nik Wallenda Begins Skywire Walk

Nik Wallenda: Post Walk Interview
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6 Comments

# 1

He did it!! God bless you, Nik! It was a great feat that took great faith !!
Very inspirational. Proud of you!!

# 2

@David From Canada: what’s God have to do with anything?

# 3
lololololololololololololol @ 06/24/2013 at 12:33 pm

Thats some scary **** right there

# 4

@soy
Annoying atheists go away and stop bothering people.

# 5
richard Hensley @ 06/28/2013 at 3:53 pm

great feat ,, he gave god the glory for his talent and the oppurtunity to accomplish and incredible feat , and all you atheists you wouldnt even dare attempt such a thing because your not sure of your eternal destiny ty , guess what Nik is. niks confident if he fell hes basically falling right into gods hands. and the praising was also asking for gods helping hand to be successful and ya know what he was

# 6

It was a great experience to be part of the production team for Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda. Even though we were production assistants, it was amazing to see what went into the planning to make this broadcast happen. We wrote a little blog post about our experience as well on our website, hope everyone likes it.

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