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Nik Wallenda Teams Up with Canon to Help Senior Citizens Chase Their Dreams

James Barrett | Posted 12.03.2016 | Impact
James Barrett

To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Rebel camera, the first DSLR camera available to consumers, Canon has teamed up with Nik Wallenda to help senior citizens check items off their personal bucket lists as a part of Canon's Rebel With A Cause.

Going Against the Flow: Nik Wallenda, Extreme Funambulist

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.08.2016 | San Francisco
Charu Sharma

Nik Wallenda is a 7th generation member of the legendary Wallenda family. Known world-wide for his incredible feats upon the high wire and beyond, Nik is the holder of 10 world records.

Botched Acrobat

Francis Levy | Posted 04.20.2015 | Media
Francis Levy

Walking a tightrope blindfolded, 600 feet above ground with no net is a far cry from Ringling Brothers. One wonders what will be next in ratings wars.

A Skyscraper-Sized Risk for Chicago

Tim Calkins | Posted 01.05.2015 | Chicago
Tim Calkins

Sunday night Nik Wallenda walked on a high wire between three Chicago skyscrapers. He first walked from one of the Marina City towers to the Leo Burnett Building. He then crossed from one Marina City tower to the other while blindfolded.


The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.03.2014 | Weird News

Daredevil Nik Wallenda completed two record-breaking tightrope walks on live television on Sunday night. Wallenda, a seventh-generation performer,...

Calling Out Celebrity Christianity & Counterfeit Justice

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 09.02.2013 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

It's the age-old prosperity gospel bait and switch. And really, it's "We wanna be the 1 percent!" Christianity, with the cheering crowd ironically widening the economic gap between themselves and their leaders even as they strive to obtain their celebrity status.

A Daredevil In 1966

Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

On Sunday, daredevil Nik Wallenda completed a 1,500-foot high-wire walk over the Grand Canyon that had us all holding our breath. This fearless fea...

Daredevil Hopes To Walk Wire Between Empire State, Chrysler Buildings

Posted 06.24.2013 | New York

Fresh off an impressive tightrope walk across the Grand Canyon Sunday, which he completed without a safety harness, aerialist Nik Wallenda is already ...

The Faith Of A High Wire Walker

Posted 06.24.2013 | Religion

Nik Wallenda took just 22 minutes to walk across the Little Colorado River Gorge on a two-inch thick steel cable, 1,500 feet over the water - with no ...

Maggie Furlong

'MythBusters' + Nik Wallenda = Serious Daredevil Action | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.19.2013 | TV

Duct tape is pretty powerful and definitely handy in a lot of situations, but can you trek through the desert, repel down cliffs and survive serious r...

A High-Wire Walk With Faith Not To Fall

Guideposts | Posted 07.28.2013 | Religion

The two-inch-wide steel cable felt cold and wet beneath the elk-skin-soled moccasins my mother had made me. I slid one foot forward, then the other. Below was the lip of Niagara Falls, where 600,000 gallons of water per second plunged 170 feet straight down to jagged rocks.

Tightrope Walker Nik Wallenda's Next Challenge Announced

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.19.2013 | Weird News

Nik Wallenda, the tightrope walker who in 2012 made it safely across a 1,500-foot high wire over Niagara Falls, has selected his next big challenge. I...

PHOTOS: Exploring Ontario, Toronto And Beyond

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Though comestibles are always near the top of my list when I travel, there were also museum visits, new hotels to check out and an amazing trip to Niagara Falls to witness Nik Wallenda tightrope from the US to Canada.

Daredevil Walks Across Niagara Falls On Tightrope

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2012 | New York

* Completes walk in about 25 minutes * Officials ask for his passport (Adds comments from onlookers) By Neale Gulley...

A 'Flying Wallenda' Will Tightrope Walk Over Niagara Falls

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2012 | New York

By Neale Gulley NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., May 2 (Reuters) - High-wire performer Nik Wallenda announced on Wednesday that June 15 is the day...

New York Allows Daredevil Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk

Reuters | By Dan Wiessner | Posted 08.23.2011 | New York

(Reuters) - New York lawmakers on Wednesday gave final approval to a bid by daredevil Nik Wallenda to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Such stun...