Nik Wallenda walks tightrope 1,500 feet above gorge

Nik Wallenda studied the plunging walls of the Little Colorado River Gorge before stepping out on a quarter-mile tightrope cable. 'Whoo! That's an amazing view.'

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Preacher Joel Osteen, left, leads a prayer with Nik Wallenda, second from left, his wife Erendira, daughter Evita and son Yanni before Wallenda walked a 2-inch-thick steel cable that took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona on Sunday. (AP Photos/Discovery Channel, Tiffany Brown)
Photo by Tiffany Brown
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