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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"It was strenuous the whole way across. It was a battle. The winds were strong, they were gusty," he told reporters. "But there was never a point where I thought, `oh my gosh, I'm going to fall.'" (Tiffany Brown/AP Images for Discovery Communications)
Photo by Tiffany Brown
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