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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Niagara Falls latest natural wonder to add zip line

From CBS News: Niagara Falls is the latest natural wonder to add a zip line, offering honeymooners and everyone else the chance to take an adrenaline-pumping plunge toward churning mist at speeds topping 40 mph. The elevated cable rides have evolved from a novel way to explore jungle canopies to almost necessary additions to lure…

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More reporting about “Niagara Miracle”

I linked to an article last week about the 50th anniversary of Roger Woodward going over the Falls. Here is some more coverage of the anniversary: Toronto Star – Fifty years since the ‘Niagara miracle’ WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo – Anniversary of death-defying plunge Niagara Falls Review – Miracle of Niagara

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