Agence France-PresseMarch 18, 2013 18:45
He's at it again. The US tightrope artist who crossed Niagara Falls last year will try to do the same at the Grand Canyon -- but this time much further up and without a safety harness.
Nik Wallenda will attempt his highest ever wire walk on June 23, the Discovery Channel, which will broadcast the event live, said Monday.
The 34-year-old's stunt will take him 1,500 feet (457 meters) above the Little Colorado River -- that's higher up than the top of New York's Empire State Building, Discovery said in a statement.