All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘the flying wallendas’

Wallenda Family, Generations of Daredevils

Heights, who needs them? Fortunately, for the daredevil superstar Wallenda family, they need heights, and aren’t frightened away from them. The recent feat of Nik Wallenda crossing over his sister, Lijana Wallenda, at the Charlotte Motor Speedway generated much attention and awe. Yet, how does an individual became renown for such activities as crossing the Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Grand …

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Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk: Flying Wallenda To Make History

When you come from a family of famous tightrope walkers that’s 7 generations long, you tend to look for ways to go bigger and better. It looks like Nik Wallenda has found one. This June, he intends to walk a tightrope stretched directly over the waterfall at Niagara Falls–about 1800 feet across and 200 feet from the bottom–between the U.S. …

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