Not worth the risk

From the Buffalo News: We understand Nik Wallenda’s desire to wire walk across Niagara Falls without a tether. We really do. The thrill of performing and watching a death-defying stunt becomes a bit less thrilling when it’s not actually “death defying” because the daredevil is basically dragging a leash to keep him from accidentally plummeting…

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Leave it to TV to rob falls act of its suspense

From the Buffalo News: Remember all of those rooms Niagara Falls hotels expected to book for Nik Wallenda’s dramatic tightrope walk? If they really want to protect the tourist attraction’s brand, they should offer full refunds to anyone who cancels after finding out the death-defying feat they thought they were coming to see will be…

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Wallenda faces safety concerns

From the Buffalo News: Nik Wallenda doesn’t want to wear a harness when he walks on a wire above Niagara Falls. But his sponsors want to make him. He’d prefer to start the walk in the U.S. and end in Canada, though television officials would have it the other way around. And he wants the…

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