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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Wallenda already is eyeing his next stunt, which he hopes will take him between the Chrysler and Empire State buildings in New York. As a nod to his Internet audience, he said he also would ask his Facebook and Twitter followers what the next challenge should be. But he said he would give up tightrope walking altogether if his wife and children ever asked him. (Tiffany Brown/AP Images for Discovery Communications)
Photo by Tiffany Brown
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