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Nik Wallenda

Grand Canyon walk

23 Jun, 2013

Wallenda walks across the Little Colorado River Gorge, part of the Grand Canyon in Navajo territory outside Grand Canyon National Park’s borders. The height of the wire, which is two inches thick, is 1500ft (460m), seven times higher than the Niagra crossing.

Wallena has to stop due to wind gusts and to stop the cable bouncing. He praises Jesus Christ as he goes. He runs the final steps and kisses the ground, completing the walk in just under 23 minutes.

It took every bit of me to stay focused

Nik Wallenda Crosses 1,500-Foot Grand Canyon Gorge on Tightrope