Daredevil Wallenda completes his longest tightrope walk ever

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WEST ALLIS, WI — High-wire daredevil Nik Wallenda completed his longest tightrope walk ever during an appearance at the Wisconsin State Fair Tuesday night.
Courtesy: WITI
Courtesy: WITI

He walked 1,576 feet at more than 10 stories above the Milwaukee Mile Speedway on the fairgrounds Tuesday night.

The 36-year-old Wallenda holds nine Guinness World Records for his stunts. He walked across Niagara Falls in 2012. Wallenda carried a 45-pound bar for stability and wore soft shoes made by his mother, Delilah, a member of the famous Flying Wallendas. She watched her son's high-wire act, as did his wife and three children.

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