Would you go over the Falls in this barrel?!

The other day when out for a walk I went past Henri’s Motel. Out front they have a white barrel that is painted with the words: The original Hill’s Barrel July 1949 I supposed they are referring to Major Lloyd Hill who went over the Falls in a barrel on July 30, 1949. NiagaraFallsInfo.com has…

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Man dies in Niagara Falls after surviving 2003 plunge

Speaking of daredevils and the risks they take… From Niagara This Week: A man who survived a plunge over Niagara Falls without protection in 2003 has died after he went over again, this time inside an inflatable ball. Police tell the Syracuse Post-Standard the body of 53-year-old Kirk R. Jones was found in the Niagara…

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‘If a guy can do it, a girl can do it too’: Daredevil hangs by teeth from chopper over Niagara Falls

From Canada.com (including video): A trapeze artist from a renowned family of daredevils hung by her teeth from a helicopter over Niagara Falls today. The stunt by aerialist Erendira Vasquez Wallenda comes on the fifth anniversary of her husband’s tight-rope walk over the falls. According to organizers, the chopper hovered about 100 metres above the…

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