Nik Wallenda made headlines around the world when he crossed a channel of the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. Nik Wallenda's stunt was viewed by many via the Discovery Channel and online video.
Grand Canyon tightrope walk: Funambulist Nik Wallenda traversed a 1,500-foot gorge near the Grand Canyon on a 2-inch-thick steel cable on Sunday, carrying with him a 43-lb. pole. Why did he bring such a heavy pole?
Nik Wallenda, who was wearing a microphone, put his faith on display during the broadcast of his high-wire walk above a gorge near the Grand Canyon, especially as wind started moving the cable.
Grand Canyon tightrope walk: Nik Wallenda successfully completed a 22-minute tightrope walk across the Grand Canyon 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River Gorge.
Daredevil aerialist Nik Wallenda is poised to take on his greatest challenge Sunday: Walking 1,500 feet above a gorge in the Grand Canyon. His last feat was wire-walking over Niagara Falls.
There was 'wind coming from every which way,' mist so powerful it clouded his vision and an unfamiliar wire beneath him, but daredevil Nik Wallenda didn't let that stop him.