Nik Wallenda Is Ready for His Chicago Tightrope Walk

November 1, 2014 4:31 AM

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Nik Wallenda Is Ready for His Chicago Tightrope Walk

Nik Wallenda of the famed Flying Wallenda family is ready to perform two back-to-back skyscraper crossings on Sunday, November 2. Nik held a press conference on Friday to talk about his upcoming walk across the Chicago River on a tightwire between the Marina Towers and the Leo Burnett Building.

"Wow, what is happening in Chicago today? I'm glad I'm not walking today, that's for sure," he told reporters with Chicago's chilling winds howling in the background. He then recalled a similar windy weather he had experienced six months before his Grand Canyon's walk. "That's one of the challenges ...

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