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  • Nik Wallenda points to the crowd of onlookers as he near completion of his 1,800 feet-long tightrope walk over the brink of the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

      Nik Wallenda points to the crowd of onlookers as he near completion of his 1,800 feet-long tightrope walk over the brink of the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
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  • Spectators check out the view where Nik Wallenda will walk a tightrope over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda will attempt what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet (58 meters) above the churning torrent below.

      Spectators check out the view where Nik Wallenda will walk a tightrope over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda will attempt what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet (58 meters) above the churning torrent below.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Nik Wallenda pumps his fist as he completes his 1,800 feet-long tightrope walk over the brink of the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

      Nik Wallenda pumps his fist as he completes his 1,800 feet-long tightrope walk over the brink of the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.

      Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Crowds push forward to get a look at Nik Wallenda's tightrope walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda is attempting what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet (58 meters) above the churning torrent below.

      Crowds push forward to get a look at Nik Wallenda's tightrope walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda is attempting what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet (58 meters) above the churning torrent below.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Nik Wallenda nears the middle of his tightrope walk over Niagara Falls as seen from Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.

      Nik Wallenda nears the middle of his tightrope walk over Niagara Falls as seen from Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.
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  • Pat Kelecseny of Hermitage, Pa., wears a Nik Wallenda balloon hat before Wallenda's walk across Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday, June 15, 2012.

      Pat Kelecseny of Hermitage, Pa., wears a Nik Wallenda balloon hat before Wallenda's walk across Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday, June 15, 2012.
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  • Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.

      Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.
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  • Nik Wallenda greets fans after inspecting the wire prior to his walk across Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda will attempt what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet above the churning torrent below.

      Nik Wallenda greets fans after inspecting the wire prior to his walk across Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda will attempt what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet above the churning torrent below.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Police keep watch as the crowds gather in anticipation of Nik Wallenda's stunt in which he will walk a tightrope over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda will attempt what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet (58 meters) above the churning torrent below.

      Police keep watch as the crowds gather in anticipation of Nik Wallenda's stunt in which he will walk a tightrope over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda will attempt what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet (58 meters) above the churning torrent below.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.

      Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Nik Wallenda completes his walk over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

      Nik Wallenda completes his walk over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
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  • A family looks as the Maid of the Mist turns around at Niagara Falls, where Nik Wallenda will walk a 550 metre-long tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012.

      A family looks as the Maid of the Mist turns around at Niagara Falls, where Nik Wallenda will walk a 550 metre-long tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012.
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  • Nik Wallenda walks across Niagara Falls on a tightrope as seen from Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.

      Nik Wallenda walks across Niagara Falls on a tightrope as seen from Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Nik Wallenda walks a 1,800 feet-long tightrope over the brink of the Niagara Falls, as seen from Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

      Nik Wallenda walks a 1,800 feet-long tightrope over the brink of the Niagara Falls, as seen from Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Spectators gather where Nik Wallenda will walk a tightrope over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda will attempt what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet (58 meters) above the churning torrent below.

      Spectators gather where Nik Wallenda will walk a tightrope over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda will attempt what nobody has done before: A high wire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls and 190 feet (58 meters) above the churning torrent below.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Nik Wallenda pumps his fist on one knee as he nears completion of his 1,800 feet-long tightrope walk over the brink of the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

      Nik Wallenda pumps his fist on one knee as he nears completion of his 1,800 feet-long tightrope walk over the brink of the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope as seen from Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.

      Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope as seen from Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Friday, June 15, 2012. Wallenda has finished his attempt to become the first person to walk on a tightrope 1,800 feet across the mist-fogged brink of roaring Niagara Falls. The seventh-generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas had long dreamed of pulling off the stunt, never before attempted.
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