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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

'Skywire: Nik Talks the Walk' to Premiere Sunday, June 30 on Discovery

Balance the key when game goes down to the wireNik Wallenda knows what balance is all about. Four hundred metres above the Little Colorado River, Wallenda - a seventh-generation high-wire artist - crept along a five-centimetre-wide steel cable as blustery winds ripped through the Grand Canyon. He was more
Brisbane Times ( 6/26/2013 9:02:08 AM -08:00 )

Daredevil does it for Jesus
Daredevil does it for JesusNik Wallenda walks over a gorge of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, in the US, on Sunday. He completed the feat, a world first, in under 23 minutes. The event was broadcast live by Discovery Channel and was one of the top 10 topics trending on Twitter more
Times LIVE ( 6/26/2013 3:42:06 AM -08:00 )

'My arms ached like you wouldn't believe'
Nik Wallenda walks across a 2-inch wire 1500 feet above the ground to cross the Grand Canyon for Skywire Live With Nik Wallenda on the Discovery Channe at the Grand Canyon. Daredevil Nik Wallenda has become the first person to tightrope walk across more
Independent Online ( 6/25/2013 9:57:24 PM -08:00 )

Daredevil crosses Grand Canyon on a tightrope
Daredevil crosses Grand Canyon on a tightropeFor US daredevil, Nik Wallenda walking over Niagara Falls on a tightrope last year wasn't enough. He needed something even more difficult and sensational – like walking across the world famous Grand Canyon, for example. Please join us on our Facebook more
Bangkok Post ( 6/25/2013 7:51:16 PM -08:00 )

Nielsens: High-wire acts, finales and premieres
The news behind the numbers. SKYWIRE LIVE WITH NIK WALLENDA. Nik Wallenda walks on a high-wire, nets Discovery 13 million viewers. (Photo: Tiffany Brown, AP/Discovery Channel). Story Highlights. Nik Wallenda scores ratings with Grand Canyon more
USA TODAY ( 6/25/2013 6:12:59 PM -08:00 )

Big Apple says no to Wallenda's skyscraper walk
Nik Wallenda's hope of tightrope walking between New York's most famous skyscrapers is not going to happen, the city's top police officer has said. By Jenny Johnson. NYPD commissioner Raymond Kelly was asked about the possibility of Wallenda, more
Irish Examiner ( 6/25/2013 4:28:03 PM -08:00 )

Wallenda made it!
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER, ARIZONA -- US daredevil Nik Wallenda became the first man to cross the Grand Canyon on a tightrope on Sunday, completing his latest record-breaking feat in just under 23 minutes. NIK WALLENDA crosses the Grand Canyon. more
BusinessWorld Online Edition ( 6/25/2013 4:21:09 PM -08:00 )

Nik Wallenda Talks About Jesus And Praying During Epic Tightrope Walk On
Anyone watching "Skywire" on Discovery Channel on Sunday noticed something: Nik Wallenda certainly has a strong belief in Jesus. During his 1,500-foot high climb on a two-inch wire across a gorge near the Grand Canyon, Wallenda was heard praying to more
Huffington Post ( 6/25/2013 3:02:57 PM -08:00 )

Nik Wallenda gives us a rarity in modern life: something real
Nik Wallenda gives us a rarity in modern life: something realThe tightrope walker crept out over the red cliffs, delicate-toed as a bride up the aisle. Nik Wallenda stepped into nothingness, small and alone, the space around him throwing his figure into relief. Clean. Pure. Single. In that moment, 13 million television more
Washington Post (blog) ( 6/25/2013 12:34:20 PM -08:00 )

Nik Wallenda Talks Grand Canyon Tightrope Walk
Tightrope walker and daredevil Nik Wallenda joins Marc to discuss completing a 1,500-foot high-wire walk across the Grand Canyon without a harness. The historic event was broadcast live on the Discovery Channel this past weekend. Hosted by:. more
Huffington Post ( 6/25/2013 12:02:46 PM -08:00 )

Wallenda hopes to try NYC high-wire walk despite NYPD resistance
After becoming the first person to cross the Grand Canyon on a wire, Nik Wallenda has his sights set on walking between two iconic skyscrapers in New York City, but has encountered early resistance from NYPD commissioner Raymond Kelly. more
Today.com ( 6/25/2013 10:43:20 AM -08:00 )

The height of fashion: Twitter frenzy over highwire-walking Wallenda's $99 'dad
The height of fashion: Twitter frenzy over highwire-walking WallendaAs he inched his way along the terrifyingly high wire suspended across the Grand Canyon on Sunday night, Nik Wallenda might have been forgiven for thinking the world would be fixated on his daredevil feat. But in actual fact, a large part of those watching more
Daily Mail ( 6/25/2013 10:30:02 AM -08:00 )

Skywire Walker Nik Wallenda Wore Buffalo Jeans for Grand Canyon Crossing
While Nik Wallenda enraptured over 13 million people with his tightrope walk across the Grand Canyon on Sunday, what viewers found even more impressive was the fact that he did it harness-free—and in jeans! VIDEO: Christina Aguilera rocks skinny jeans. more
E! Online ( 6/25/2013 9:36:00 AM -08:00 )

'Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda' seen by a LOT of people
TV Zone. News, scoops, reviews and more from TV land. Go. EmailPrintAa. Tweet · Google · Pin It. Bloggers. TV writer Verne Gay. Verne Gay · bio | email. Archives. June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 more
Newsday ( 6/25/2013 6:58:55 AM -08:00 )

Nik Wallenda used Pa.-made tightrope to cross Grand Canyon
Nik Wallenda used Pa.-made tightrope to cross Grand CanyonNik Wallenda walks across a 2-inch wire 1,500 feet above the ground to cross the Grand Canyon. (Tiffany Brown/AP Images for Discovery Communications). Travel Deals. $99 -- R.I. Riverfront Escape w/$50 Dining Credit, Reg. $220 · See all travel deals » more
Philly.com ( 6/25/2013 5:22:30 AM -08:00 )

Tightrope walk over Ariz. gorge draws 13M viewers
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) — Aerialist Nik Wallenda's tightrope walk over a gorge near the Grand Canyon drew nearly 13 million viewers to the live television broadcast. The Discovery Channel said Monday that the quarter-mile stunt at more
Businessweek ( 6/25/2013 5:06:52 AM -08:00 )

Daredevil crosses Grand Canyon on tightrope
Aerialist Nik Wallenda crossed the Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon on Sunday. The stunt took him about 457 metres above the river. It took him 22 minutes to cross the gorge, measuring approximately 402metres across. Take a look at this more
News24 ( 6/25/2013 12:45:32 AM -08:00 )

Wallenda tightrope walk above Manhattan? Fuhgeddaboudit, police say
Don't expect Nik Wallenda to be in a New York state of mind anytime soon. Wallenda, who wowed millions late Sunday by walking across Arizona's Little Colorado River Gorge on a tightrope without a safety net or harness, immediately set his sights on his more
Fox News ( 6/24/2013 10:57:44 AM -08:00 )

Daredevil Wallenda crosses Grand Canyon on tightrope
Daredevil Wallenda crosses Grand Canyon on tightropeFlorida high wire artist Nik Wallenda completed a tightrope walk over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona on Sunday. At euronews we believe in the intelligence of our viewers and we think that the mission of a news channel is to deliver more
euronews ( 6/24/2013 4:48:51 AM -08:00 )

'Skywire: Nik Talks the Walk' to Premiere Sunday, June 30 on Discovery
Millions of viewers tuned in to the Discovery Channel to watch aerialist Nik Wallenda attempt what he has said was his toughest tightrope walk yet – crossing over the Grand Canyon at 1,500 feet without using a tether or net. What was going through his mind? more
TVbytheNumbers ( 6/26/2013 9:30:01 AM -08:00 )