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Saturday, 16 June 2012 - 14:26
Nik Wallenda completes Niagara Falls tightrope walk
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A man from a celebrated family of professional daredevils has completed a tightrope walk across Niagara Falls in a televised stunt.

Nik Wallenda braved wind and heavy spray to make the 1,800ft walk from the US to Canada on a 2-inch wire.

Thousands watched from Goat Island, where he began the crossing, suspended 150 feet above the falls.

It is the first such feat over Niagara Falls in over a century.

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