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    Chicago is home to the world’s first skyscraper. Nik Wallenda was born into the first family of high-wire walkers. They were always destined to meet.
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Esquire (blog)We Tried to Make This Interview with Nik Wallenda Harder Than His Tightrope ...Esquire (blog)Don't expect any tragic surprises when Nik Wallenda tightropes between three skyscrapers over the Chicago River this Sunday. The Discovery Channel will air this feat live at 7 p.m. ET. Feel free to get that tingly feeling in your feet anyway, but the ...
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New York PostNik Wallenda will tightrope over Chicago on live TVNew York PostWhen Nik Wallenda, a member of the famous Flying Wallendas clan of daredevils, wanted to do a tightrope walk that had an added challenge of wind, he naturally turned his eye to the Windy City. On Sunday in Chicago, he'll attempt to cross more than two ...Nik Wallenda -- Grandma NOT Impressed with Sunday's Death-Defying ...TMZ.comNik Wallenda returns to the wire in “Skyscraper Live”Channel Guide Magazine (blog)Nik Wallenda Is Crazy … And Dumb, Some Would SayCBS LocalWLS-TV -Christian Broadcasting Network -WWSB ABC 7all 31 news articles »
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Installation begins on Wallenda's tightropeChicago TribuneWhen Nik Wallenda makes his way across the Chicago River on Sunday, he'll be suspended 600 feet in the air on a tightrope made of sturdy 100 percent steel, securely tied in place by his father and uncle. The tedious job of connecting the 750-foot wire ...
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High-wire walker Nik Wallenda set to take on ChicagoMetro.usHigh-wire walker Nik Wallenda has already conquered the Grand Canyon and now he's onto his next death-defying stunt. The 35-year-old daredevil now plans to traverse the tightrope above the Chicago River and walk the precarious 193 meter high distance ...
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ChicagoNow (blog)Wallenda's tightrope walk isn't heroic, it's dumbChicago TribuneNik Wallenda's daring walk over the Chicago River is now less than a week away and CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports production teams are already in-place, preparing for the Sunday evening spectacle. Nik Wallenda's daring walk over the Chicago River is ...Everything you need to know about Nik Wallenda's Chicago tight rope walkWGN-TVExtra Extra: Preparations For Nik Wallenda's Walk UnderwayChicagoistNik Wallenda Chicago Walk: 50 Stories Above the Windy CityChicagoNow (blog)Chicago Sun-Times -People Magazine -CBSSports.comall 77 news articles »
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VarietyBeneath Nik Wallenda's Tightrope, Discovery and NBC News Face Balancing ActVarietyNik Wallenda isn't the only person who will have to totter precariously on a tightrope this Sunday. As the daredevil attempts two different high-wire challenges over Chicago this weekend, his efforts will be televised by Discovery Channel. But the task ...
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FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TVNik Wallenda stages final practice before Chicago high-wire walkFOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TVIt takes time, practice, and several sets of good hands to make sure Nik Wallenda's gear is ready to be used. "It takes a lot of organization. I'm very hands on in every aspect of the way. I do have an amazing support team that follows me," said Wallenda.
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FOX News RadioAFMW: Nik Wallenda “The King Of The Highwire”FOX News RadioNik Wallenda is a 7th generation of Great Wallendas. Nik is no stranger to heights, and for him – every walk is an expression to honor his great grandfather Karl Wallenda, and his entire family that make up “The Flying Wallendas.” Now, Nik plans to ...
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WLS-TVNik Wallenda Adds Blindfold To Discovery Channel Tightrope StuntDeadline.com“Why?” deadpanned Today show's co-host Matt Lauer, speaking for us all, when Wallenda broke the news this morning on the NBC morning infotainment program– NBCU's Peacock Productions being the producer of the stunt coverage for Discovery.Nik Wallenda: I'll walk tightrope between Chicago skyscrapers while blindfoldedToday.comNik Wallenda to Wear Blindfold for Tightrope Walk Between Chicago SkyscrapersTIMENik Wallenda to walk tightrope blindfolded 50 stories above ChicagoWLS-TVNBC Chicago -TVbytheNumbersall 110 news articles »
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