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American daredevil Nik Wallenda has successfully walked across a windy gorge near the Grand Canyon on a five-centimeter steel cable without a tether or safety net.
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Aerialist Nik Wallenda near the end of his quarter mile walk over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona, June 23, 2013. 
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Aerialist Nik Wallenda near the end of his quarter mile walk over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona, June 23, 2013. 

Daredevil Nik Wallenda gives a thumbs-up sign as he nears the end of his treacherous walk across a remote gorge near the Grand Canyon.
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda gives a thumbs-up sign as he nears the end of his treacherous walk across a remote gorge near the Grand Canyon.

Aerialist Nik Wallenda, left, is welcomed by his wife, Erendira, after walking a 2-inch-thick steel cable over the Little Colorado River Gorge, June 23, 2013. 
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Aerialist Nik Wallenda, left, is welcomed by his wife, Erendira, after walking a 2-inch-thick steel cable over the Little Colorado River Gorge, June 23, 2013. 

The daredevil successfully traversed the tightrope strung 1,500 feet above a chasm near the Grand Canyon in just more than 22 minutes, pausing and crouching twice as winds whipped around him.
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The daredevil successfully traversed the tightrope strung 1,500 feet above a chasm near the Grand Canyon in just more than 22 minutes, pausing and crouching twice as winds whipped around him.

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