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NIAGARA FALLS, NY - JUNE 15: Aerialist Nik Wallenda tighropes over the Niagara Falls June 15, 2012 in Niagara Falls, New York. Wallenda walked across the 1,800 foot 2 inch-wide wire Friday night as the first person to cross directly over the falls from the U.S. into Canada. Wallenda, 33 and a father of three, is a seventh generation member of the famed Flying Wallendas who trace their roots to 1780 Austria-Hungary, when ancestors traveled as a band of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, animal trainers and trapeze artists. ABC televised the event and insisted the daredevil wear a teathered harness to prevent live coverage of a potentially deadly fall 190 feet into the churning torrent below. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

After Tackling Niagra Falls, Tightrope Walker Heads For Atlantic City

Cranes are being set up in Atlantic City for a free high wire act that in one respect will top Nik Wallenda’s walk across Niagara Falls.

08/07/2012