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Daredevil climbs Niagara Falls

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NIAGARA FALLS, New York- The winter deep-freeze in New York helped a thrill-seeking daredevil on his journey up Niagara Falls. Will Gadd scaled 147 feet up frozen cliffs next to the still flowing water at Horseshoe Falls. Even with mist and ice coating his tools, it took Gadd about an hour to get to the top.  He's the first person in the world to climb the Horseshoe Falls.

There were plenty of preparations made before Gadd made his climb. Park officials helped him plan his route. He climbed down the frozen waterfall a day ahead to clear away loose ice and some of the falling chunks of ice were the size of small cars. Check out the video above.


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