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Not-at-all-insane Nik Wallenda completes another completely reasonable tightrope walk

Aug 9, 2012, 1:20 PM EDT

Nik Wallenda practices for his upcoming wire walk over the horseshoe falls, at the Seneca Niagara Casino parking lot in Niagara Falls Reuters

Following his stroll above Nigara Falls in June when he was forced by authorities to wear a safety harness, danger enthusiast Nik Wallenda walked a tightrope between two Atlantic City casinos, 100 feet in the air, earlier today. This time, no harness. His journey lasted 1,300 feet on the line that was stretched between two cranes above the beach.

Here’s a photo of the insanity. Here’s a video featuring his preparation:

  1. mgdsquiggy17 - Aug 9, 2012 at 4:36 PM

    F that noise

  2. 49erjohnny - Aug 9, 2012 at 5:45 PM

    It would be amazing if he didn’t have that huge pole. That’s what does all the work who are these rope walkers fooling.

  3. Glenn - Aug 9, 2012 at 9:10 PM

    Rick, The Onion should buy this headline from you.

  4. t16rich - Aug 10, 2012 at 12:23 AM

    Check out Freddy Nock. He did a high wire walk at 10,000 feet above a Swiss ski mountain, in below freezing and windy weather and did it without a harness.