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This is sad that -- story of the day in my opinion a two inch wire more than a 170.
Tonight nickel and it will become the first person in more than a century.
To attempt to walk a tightrope across Niagara Falls with the wind and the splashing water.
And all of that and Rick Leventhal is there.
And on the New York side how is this daredevil doing this morning and that is is geek -- -- -- us.
A lot of people have asked him that Martha he says he's like a kid on Christmas morning he's been dreaming of this since he was six years old.
And he first visited Niagara Falls and wanted to walk across it.
Eat what took -- practice steps last night using a scissor lift to get up to that wire this is the guy who come from seven generations of tightrope -- and -- beat trapeze artists he has been on a large and he was -- now about to take the walk of a lifetime 18100 feet.
-- -- two inch steel cable.
Across the gorge at -- some 200 feet above the raging river.
Dealing with -- mist and wind and elements in front about a 100000 spectators and millions of viewers the big difference from its previous death defying act -- be wearing a harness.
Tethered to a rally behind him because the TV network broadcasting the event.
Wouldn't pay and that he did.
They -- -- -- their viewers that nick Belinda will not lose his life that evening it's guaranteed there's no question that I cannot fall down into that court.
No it doesn't keep me on the wire in any -- excuse me safe from dying I still have to balance I sought to stay on top of that wire.
Nick told me if he does fall and doesn't drop is thirty foot balance -- They'll get back up on the wire and continue his walk but if he drops that Wal-Mart that -- just gonna have to sit there and wait for -- -- arrest.
That is so scary but -- I'm kind of glad that there's some kind of back up plan.
Rick thank you don't -- that at home.
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