Apr 16, 2014

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Tightrope Walk Over Niagara Falls, A Breathtaking Stunt by Nik Wallenda

Canada, finally has agreed to allow a member of Flying Wallenda Family of daredevil to make an attempt to cover Niagara fall with walking on the tightrope, clearing the way during the season of summer for the stunt.

Tightrope walk over Niagara Falls,A Breathtaking stunt by Nik Wallenda (5)   Tightrope walk over Niagara Falls,A Breathtaking stunt by Nik Wallenda (6)Nik Wallenda, who is 33, has secured an immense support last September on the American side of the falls when New York governor Andrew Cuomo had signed a different bill to give him a one year chance to perform the feat on which Wallenda says that it will be the first attempt in more than 100 years.

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On Wednesday, the board of Canada Niagara Parks Commission allows Wallenda to take an initiative changing his earlier decision. Wallenda said that this is his dream since he is 6 years old in the board meeting. He also said that many people told him that it is impossible to change the laws of two countries but then also he does it.

The Niagara Parks Commission passed a law in which this stunt will perform more than once in every 20 years.

Tightrope walk over Niagara Falls,A Breathtaking stunt by Nik Wallenda (7)   Tightrope walk over Niagara Falls,A Breathtaking stunt by Nik Wallenda (8)  According to Janice Thomson, the chairman of the commission, this law is passed keeping in mind the role that stunting has played a great role in history also and through this the promotion of Niagara fall will also take place.

He also said that this is very unique one time situation which is not allowed everyday. Wallenda is a seventh generation member of the Wallenda family who were the performers of circus. He said that he is doing this tight rope-walking since he was 2-year-old, and also said that he will be the first person ever who cross the falls directly.

He said that he will be going to walk through the fog which will thrown off by the falls. There is also the sound that the floor of the falls is slippery but his slide wire walking shoes has a better grip when the rope is wet.

He plans to walk on a 2-inch diameter rope which is pulled by the cranes on both sides some about 1800 feet apart. The date has not been set yet but probably in will be in summer.

Tightrope walk over Niagara Falls,A Breathtaking stunt by Nik Wallenda (4)He will continue the training till then on high wire with a wire rig on an airport runway in Pittsburgh, with similar type of mist.

He said that he have done walks farther and higher. This will be the most iconic.

Tightrope walk over Niagara Falls,A Breathtaking stunt by Nik Wallenda (1)      Tightrope walk over Niagara Falls,A Breathtaking stunt by Nik Wallenda (3)

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