TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb discuss Nik Wallenda’s tight-rope walk across the Grand Canyon and Kathie Lee begs the performer not to attempt a proposed high-wire walk above nine blocks of New York City.
Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda talks about his death-defying walk across the Grand Canyon Sunday night, saying it “differed quite a bit” from his training. He added that he was so wound up after the stunt, he “didn’t sleep at all.”
Wire walker Nik Wallenda will risk life and limb in an attempt to walk across the Grand Canyon Sunday. He will be using a wire that’s only two inches wide, and will battle wind and heat to make the walk. NBC’s Ben Fogle reports.
epa03757577 Handout image released by the Discovery Channel 24 June, 2013 showing Nik Wallenda balancing on a two-inch wire above the Little Colorado River in the Grand Canyon for Skywire Live With Nik Wallenda on Discovery Channel as he successfully walked across 23 June, 2013. EPA/Tiffany Brown/
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS - 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 Channel, Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the Grand Canyon, Calif.