Nik Wallenda

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Name: Nik Wallenda
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Steve Cochran Show 10/01/14 Part Three

Pete McMurray fills in for the vacationing Steve Cochran.Nik Wallenda checks in to talk about walking over the Chicago river on a high wire.Joe Mantegna talks to Pete about Criminal Minds, making movies and hanging with other Chicago actors in LA.htt ... [Published WGN Radio 720 - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Nik Wallenda on training for wire walk over Chicago river

Nik Wallenda poses on the roof of the Leo Burnett building Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)Pete McMurray speaks with extreme wire walker Nik Wallenda about his training for his upcoming walk over the Chicago River.http:// ... [Published WGN Radio 720 - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Nik Wallenda and his Terrascope over the skyline of Chicago

, the king of the high wire and JeanRichard ambassador, Nik Wallenda, will be taking the challenge of a new walk in Chicago. In front of live viewers and millions across the globe following Wallenda on Discovery Channel, he will attempt yet another daring ... [Published WorldTempus - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Daredevils still thrill after more than a century

If Nik Wallenda clears regulatory hurdles and steps onto a wire stretched across the Chicago River, he will join a long list of people who risked their lives to entertain and thrill us.It's safe to say that thousands of people will crowd the riverfront ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

JEANRICHARD bets on perfect high wire balance

Perfect balance has always been an essential quality to master for every watch maker. Few take the challenge quite as literally as JEANRICHARD, which sponsors high wire legend Nik Wallenda when he makes his death defying walks.November 2 will see Wallenda ... [Published WatchPro - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wallenda's Next Step: Chicago From 50 Stories

Calling it “the most incredible tightrope walk” of his career, Nik Wallenda will attempt to walk from skyscraper to skyscraper in Chicago on Nov. 2. And that’s coming from the man who has crossed Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon.“I’m always looking ... [Published Discovery Channel - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

Chicago has no reason to bet on Nik Wallenda stunt

Just because Nik Wallenda is willing to risk his life on the high wire doesn't mean Chicago should take a chance too.Yet the city that welcomed daredevil Evel Knievel and a doomed televised stunt that introduced the concept of jumping the shark almost ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Wallenda hopes Chicago walk will inspire

SARASOTA (FOX 13) -Nik Wallenda chooses to live on the edge. After all, it is in his blood."That is just my mindset in life and that is why I continue to push the limits," he told FOX 13.Now, the daredevil has his eyes set on the Windy City."The entire ... [Published WTVT FOX 13 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 10 reports

Safety-net law may trip up Wallenda’s high-wire walk in Chicago

Nik Wallenda’s planned high-wire walk about 600 feet above the Chicago River might have hit asnag.Illinois’ Aerial Exhibitors Safety Act requires a safety net “or other safety device of similarpurpose and construction” for a public performance at 20 feet ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Daredevil Wallenda says wire-walking is ‘the norm’ for his family

Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who plans a high-wire walk between Chicago skyscrapers this November, says that for his family of acrobats, it is completely normal to be on a cable way up in the air – though it may look wild to everyone else."We all take risks ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Nik Wallenda, Risk, Chicago
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Pro Daredevil To Walk Tightrope 50 Stories Above Chicago River On Live TV

Legendary daredevil Nik Wallenda has announced he will walk a high-wire 50 stories above the Chicago River between two skyscrapers in November, to the pleasure of white-knuckled Discovery Channel viewers. Wallenda said in a statement “This is going to ... [Published The US Daily - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 23 reports

Pro Daredevil to Walk Tightrope 50 Stories Above Chicago River on Live TV

Legendary daredevil Nik Wallenda has announced he will walk a high-wire 50 stories above the Chicago River between two skyscrapers in November, to the pleasure of white-knuckled Discovery Channel viewers. “This is going to be the most incredible tightrope ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]

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"this is going to be incredible for the city" Wallenda said the other day, the Tribune's Ted Gregory reported...
"It's the real deal," Wallenda told the Sun-Times. "the truth is, it's funny how jaded people are, but if i'm 30 feet up walking 50 feet and something were to happen, the risks are the same."
"i would probably call this walk at about 50 or 55 mph. when i was walking across the grand canyon i got hit with gusts at about 48 mph. that's probably about all i would want to face while on a wire this high up" Wallenda said

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Steve Cochran Show 10/01/14 Part Three [Published WGN Radio 720 - 21 hours ago]
Nik Wallenda on training for wire walk over Chi... [Published WGN Radio 720 - 23 hours ago]
Nik Wallenda and his Terrascope over the skylin... [Published WorldTempus - Sep 29 2014]
Daredevils still thrill after more than a century [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 27 2014]
JEANRICHARD bets on perfect high wire balance [Published WatchPro - Sep 26 2014]
Wallenda's Next Step: Chicago From 50 Stories [Published Discovery Channel - Sep 25 2014]
They Know The Ropes [Published Down East - Sep 24 2014]
Chicago challenge [Published New Straits Times - Sep 24 2014]
Wallenda to assist historical marker dedication [Published Sarasota Observer - Sep 22 2014]
Nik Wallenda attempts most challenging tightrop... [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 21 2014]
RELEVANT Podcast: Scott Harrison [Published Relevant Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
Chicago has no reason to bet on Nik Wallenda stunt [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
Five reasons I will skip Wallenda's walk [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
Will Wallenda's Chicago walk wow the world? [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
Wallenda's walk isn't worth it [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Wallenda hopes Chicago walk will inspire [Published WTVT FOX 13 - Sep 18 2014]
Wallenda Walk Grounded by State Law? [Published WGN-TV - Sep 18 2014]
Safety-net law may trip up Wallenda’s high-wire... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Sep 18 2014]
Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 18 2014]
Sneed: Trump has no beef with Rahm, glad his si... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 18 2014]
Nick Wallenda Discusses Chicago Tightrope Walk [Published NBC Chicago - Sep 18 2014]
Daredevil Wallenda says wire-walking is ‘... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 18 2014]
Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Sep 18 2014]
Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 18 2014]
Nik Wallenda speaks out on plans for Chicago ti... [Published WGN-TV - Sep 18 2014]
Daredevil Wallenda says wire-walking is 'the no... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 18 2014]
Tightrope walker: ‘Life is on the wire. Everyth... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 18 2014]
Morning News Roundup: New Proposed Sign Restric... [Published Architect Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Daredevil Wallenda says wire-walking is 'the no... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 17 2014]
Nik Wallenda to walk tightrope 50 stories above... [Published WLS Chicago - Sep 17 2014]
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Daredevil Wallenda says wire-walking is ‘... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 18 2014]
Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who plans a high-wire walk between Chicago skyscrapers this November, says that for his family of acrobats, it is completely normal to be on a cable way up in the air – though it may look wild to everyone else."We all take risks ...
Pro Daredevil to Walk Tightrope 50 Stories Abov... [Published Mashable! - Sep 17 2014]
Legendary daredevil Nik Wallenda has announced he will walk a high-wire 50 stories above the Chicago River between two skyscrapers in November, to the pleasure of white-knuckled Discovery Channel viewers “This is going to be the most incredible ...
Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago Riv... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Sep 16 2014]
Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago River -- 50 STORIES UP... (First column, 1st story, link ) ...
Wallenda: [Published CNN.com - Video - May 06 2014]
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda speaks about safety in the circus industry after an accident Sunday. ...
See incredible tightrope stadium stunt [Published CNN.com - Video - Feb 09 2014]
Nik Wallenda performs an indoor tightrope stunt at Atlanta's Georgia Dome. ...
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