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Hot Clicks: High wire artist, Nik Wallenda on being on the wire

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KHQ.COM - Nik Wallenda, calls himself a "high wire artist" and that's definitely one way to describe him. Wallenda is nothing short of incredible. He is the only person to ever walk across Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon. In a recent interview with the Discovery Channel, Nik explains what it's like to be up on the wire, looking down at open space and hard ground.

Nik has been doing this since he was a child, in fact, he is the 7th generation of "Great Wallendas." Nik says that every walk is to honor his great grandfather, Karl Wallenda, who brought the Wallendas to America for the "Greatest Show on Earth" and sadly fell to his death in 1978 at the age of 73 during a high wire walk.

Nik does have another walk coming up on November 2nd and there is even a countdown to the walk on his website at www.NikWallenda.com.

To watch the full interview from the Discovery Channel, click here: http://tinyurl.com/log49xg

 



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