Nik Wallenda Successfully Completes 2 Chicago Tightrope Walks

November 3, 2014 8:15 AM

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Nik Wallenda successfully completed his tightrope walk across the Chicago River between the Marina Towers and the Leo Burnett Building on Sunday, November 2. Discovery Channel aired the footage on a 10-second delay so producers could cut away if something bad happened to Nik.

The 35-year-old daredevil of the famed Flying Wallenda family first walked uphill on the steel cable over the Chicago River connecting the west Marina City tower to the top of the Leo Burnett building at a 19-degree angle. The wire was originally supposed to be at 15-degree angle but it was changed ...

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