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USA TODAYNik Wallenda won't make high-wire walks less risky for more sponsorshipsUSA TODAYNik Wallenda is best known for his dazzling high-wire walks, but this weekend he'll be do something a little closer to the ground: An introduction of a suspended climbing space at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey. The climbing space, which is ...
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NJ.comTightrope walker Nik Wallenda to help Liberty Science Center unveil one-of-a ...NJ.comLiberty Science Center in Jersey City will unveil its 21,000-pound, 64-platform "Infinity Climber," the world's first suspended climbing play space on Saturday. Acclaimed aerialist Nik "King of the High Wire" Wallenda, fresh off his record-breaking ...
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Nik Wallenda talks about the power of faith in St. CharlesChicago Daily HeraldHigh wire walker Nik Wallenda talks with the Rev. Jim Nicodem, senior pastor at Christ Community Church in St. Charles, Sunday morning in front of a packed sanctuary. Wallenda discussed his family and faith, as well as his record-setting high-wire act.and more »
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Entrepreneur4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik ...EntrepreneurLast week thrill-seeking tightrope walker, Nik Wallenda successfully traversed a tightrope hundreds of feet above the Chicago River, strung between two skyscrapers while blindfolded without a safety net or safety harness. He's a seventh generation ...and more »
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda back home in SarasotaWFLA“I told myself just before I got on, I said, 'you know, you're going to put yourself through torture for the next two and a half minutes,” Wallenda explained. “But once two and a half minutes are over, you're going to be fine. You did it in Sarasota ...Students double-check Nik Wallenda's mathAmes TribuneOFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Reader wonders why Nik Wallenda does ...nwitimes.comall 6 news articles »
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ForbesNik Wallenda on His Tightrope Walk Between Chicago Towers Sunday ...ForbesThirty-five-year-old daredevil Nik Wallenda made history again this past weekend by crossing the dark, windy-city skies over Chicago on a tightrope without safety net or tether. The stunt was aired live on Discovery Channel Sunday night and beamed ...Everything You Need to Know About Nik Wallenda's Wire WalkDNAinfoNik Wallenda's Back-To-Back Tightrope Walks Across Chicago Skyscrapers Are ...DOGOnewsWhat if Nik Wallenda hadn't defied death in Chicago?Chicago ReaderWTSP 10 News -New Straits Times Online -Newsmax.comall 53 news articles »
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DNAinfoNik Wallenda hopes to add another chapter to family's daredevil historyChicago TribuneWallenda, the 73-year-old patriarch of the famed circus family, was declared dead at a local hospital soon after, marking another sad and wholly preventable chapter in his troupe's daredevil history. Nearly four decades later, his great-grandson Nik ...Nik Wallenda Crosses Between Chicago Skyscrapers - TwiceNBCNews.comIf Nik Wallenda Falls into the Chicago River, Could He Survive?DNAinfoDaredevil Nik Wallenda conquers Chicago skylineUSA TODAYCNN -Today.comall 1,551 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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People MagazineHigh-Wire Artist Nik Wallenda: My New Blindfolded Stunt Isn't a Death WishPeople MagazineThe incline "changes your center of gravity, the way you balance," says Wallenda, a seventh-generation wire walker whose family troupe, the Flying Wallendas, has a famed history of triumph and tragedy. "Usually with wire walking, the biggest strain is ...Wallenda tightrope walk plans include bridge closures, drone banChicago TribuneViewing Areas, Street Closures Announced For Daredevil Nik Wallenda's Walk ...CBS LocalNik Wallenda speeds through Chicago practicesSarasota Herald-TribuneFOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV -ChicagoNow (blog)all 77 news articles »
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