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This fund has been set up to assist in covering the necessary medical and rehabilitation expenses incurred by the performers recently involved in the highwire accident.  All expenses will be routed through through the not-for-profit Nik Wallenda Family Foundation, and will be distributed in their entirety to the injured performers.  Any funds collected above and beyond the expenses of the injured performers will be distributed to a similar cause assisting injured performers from the circus arts.


The Nik Wallenda Family Foundation, Inc. is a tax exempt charitable organization under an Internal Revenue Service Code Section 501(c)(3).  Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law.  No goods or services were provided in exchange for this donation.


Highest Bicycle Crossing
Highest Blindfolded Walk
Height Across Grand Canyon
Walk Across Niagara Falls

Sets another world record for highest bicycle tightrope crossing, 238 feet high between two hotel towers in the Bahamas

Wallenda’s second walk from the Marina City west tower to the Marina City east tower set the record for the highest blindfolded walk ever recorded at more than 500-feet.

Crosses the Little Colorado River gorge the Grand Canyon on a 1,300-foot-long wire, 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River.

Crosses Niagara Falls, 1,800 feet high, establishing a world record for first tightrope walker to cross the falls.

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