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The Wallenda Walk
Pictures of Nik Wallenda's walk across a highwire in the Niagara Gorge, and the preparations leading up to it 
 
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This May 16, 2012 photo shows Nik Wallenda performing a walk on a tightrope in the rain during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Wallenda can't visit a new place without envisioning a wire strung high above his head: Linking buildings, landmarks, nations. Even as a 6-year-old at Niagara Falls with his parents, he pictured walking a tightrope over the raging, whitewater maw. Now 33, he's ready to live out that childhood fantasy when he attempts Friday, June 15, 2012 to
 
  
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