Nik Wallenda was ‘working for every single foot’ in Grand Canyon walk

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda had prepared for all types of scenarios in his high-wire walk across a section of the Grand Canyon on Sunday, but he had no idea the two-inch-thick steel cable would be moving so much when he stepped out on it.

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda attempts new tightrope world record

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It will be 1,500 feet straight down on either side and 1,400 feet across to record-setting glory when daredevil Nik Wallenda steps out on a two-inch-thick steel cable stretched across a section of the Grand Canyon on Sunday night.

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Niagara Falls daredevil to tight rope — sans safety net — across Florida highway

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The daredevil who famously tight-roped across Niagara Falls last year is at it again; this time, planning to walk a wire 180 feet above a Sarasota, Fla., highway on Tuesday.

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With a little fear, skydiver ready to leap into record books

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On Monday morning, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner will attempt to break the world record for highest-ever skydive, leaping from a balloon nearly 23 miles above Earth’s surface.

If all goes according to plan, Baumgartner will step into the void 120,000 feet (36,576 meters) above southeastern New Mexico early Monday, then plummet to Earth in a harrowing freefall that will see him become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier.

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