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It's Niagara Falls. It's one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. Who wouldn't want to walk across it? ---->>>

I'm facing Niagara Falls - the wind and the mist and the dark and the peregrine falcons - and I'm going to stay focused on the other side. ---->>>

One thing that was passed on from generation to generation in my family, over seven generations in 200 years, was never give up. That's the way we live. ---->>>

I've trained all my life not to be distracted by distractions. ---->>>

I'd love to come to Australia. I'd love to walk about the Sydney Opera House. ---->>>

My great-grandfather, Karl Wallenda, was my biggest hero in life, my biggest inspiration behind everything I do. ---->>>

One of the things I enjoy is the challenge of Mother Nature. ---->>>

The mist was so challenging and the winds hit me, definitely more than I expected. It was definitely those winds, you can't re-enact them, you can't recreate them. Then my forearms started to tense up and you feel like running. ---->>>

I have never in my life walked with a harness. The weight of the tether, makes it feel like I'm dragging an anchor behind me. ---->>>

It's about carrying on the legacy and doing something I love and have a passion for. ---->>>

That mist was thick. It was hard to see at times. The wind was wild. It'd come at me one way and hit me from the front, and hit me from the back. ---->>>

We train very hard under windy conditions. I've actually walked a wire in my backyard with 90-mile-an-hour winds. ---->>>

A lot of praying helped me a lot. ---->>>

I feel like I'm on cloud nine right now. ---->>>

If you take suede leather and put it on a piece of steel, and put moisture on it, it actually sticks. ---->>>

I have permits to be the first person in the world to walk across the Grand Canyon so that's a process we'll start working on. I'd say within three to five years I'll accomplish that as well. ---->>>

I'm one of those people who always tries to overachieve. I want to do more. I want to do bigger things. ---->>>

If you think you can fall, you're more likely to. ---->>>

The impossible is not quite impossible if you put your mind to it. ---->>>

There was no way to focus on the movement of the cable. If I looked down at the cable there was water moving everywhere. And if I looked up there was heavy mist blowing in front of my face. So it was a very unique, a weird sensation. ---->>>

I am so blessed. How blessed I am to have the life that I have. ---->>>

I do everything I do to pay tribute to my great-grandfather. ---->>>

I hope what I do and what I just did inspires people around the world to reach for the skies. ---->>>

I was not scared at all. ---->>>

Every walk that I do, there's obstacles in the way. There's always somebody or something that comes across negative, but I live for that sort of thing. ---->>>

I started walking a wire when I was 2 years old, and this has been a dream of mine to recreate this walk. ---->>>

One thing that I pride myself on is, everything that I do is completely legit. We go through every channel, and do it the proper way. ---->>>

I'm often very relaxed when I'm on the wire. There may be some tears because this is a dream of mine. ---->>>

This is something no one in the world has ever done. ---->>>

What I'm doing is a natural wonder. If not, there'd be 150 people behind me on the wire. ---->>>

I've seen the video played over and over, and it replays in my head constantly. To be able to walk in his exact footsteps is an extremely huge honor, and I did this for him as much as I did it for my family to get some closure too. ---->>>

To do this walk, I believe it's around 2,000 feet, to go from the U.S. to Canada. I would train walking a wire almost 8,000 feet, to overtrain for this. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 01-24, 1979
Birthplace: Sarasota, Florida, U.S.
Occupation: Entertainer

Nikolas "Nik" Wallenda (born January 24, 1979) is an American acrobat, aerialist, daredevil, high wire artist, and author. He is known for his high-wire performances without a safety net. He holds nine Guinness World Records for various acrobatic feats, but is best known as the first person to walk a tightrope stretched directly over Niagara Falls (wikipedia)