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Nik Wallenda crosses the Grand Canyon on a high wire

Call it an amazing achievement or a foolish stunt, Nik Wallenda’s walk across the Grand Canyon on a wire without a tether or net has generated a lot of attention.

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Jonathon Brandmeier talks to daredevil Nik Wallenda about becoming the first person in history to cross over the Grand Canyon on a tightrope.


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Garry talks about Nik Wallenda’s tight rope walk over the Grand Canyon.


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Carol talks about the “Skywire” across the Grand Canyon and why people do a bad job of evaluating risk.


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Aerialist Nik Wallenda crossed the Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon on Sunday. The stunt took him about 1,500 feet above the river. It took him nearly 23 minutes to cross the quarter-mile gorge.

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