Nik Wallenda has managed to tightrope walk across the Grand Canyon without a safety harness.
The 34-year-old daredevil took 22 minutes to complete the stunt which saw him teetering along a two-inch thick steel cable suspended 1,500ft above the ground. During the feat there were a couple of moments when he was forced to kneel down to "get the rhythm out of the rope" and when he got to the end he even hopped and jogged the last few steps.
Wallenda is no stranger to extreme tightrope walking, last year he became the first person since 1896 to tightrope walk across the Niagara Falls. Even his family has a history of such feats - his great-grandfather, Karl Wallenda, died during a performance in Puerto Rica at the age of 73.
"Daredevil Nik Wallenda has successfully completed a high-wire walk across the Grand Canyon without a safety harness."
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