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  1. Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda says he's ready for windy Chicago skyscraper crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Prince George Citizen

    With Chicago's chilling winds howling in the background, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda declared Friday he's ready to attempt two back-to-back skyscraper crossings, one of them blindfolded. For Sunday's televised walks, the 35-year-old daredevil promised to uphold the "Flying Wallendas" family tradition of working without a net or harness.


  2. Spectacle, legacy, showmanship propelling Wallenda high-wire walk between Chicago ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Prince George Citizen

    Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers - partly because of the city's reputation for being windy. Never mind that many historians believe the Windy City nickname was coined because of blowhard politicians.


  3. Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk 50 storeys above Chicago RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Prince George Citizen

    In this June 23, 2013 file photo provided by the Discovery Channel, aerialist Nik Wallenda walks a 2-inch-thick steel cable taking him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge, Ariz. On Tuesday, Sept.


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