**Official (near) Grand Canyon tightrope walk viewing thread***

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  1. Nemo

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    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162...ik-wallenda-to-cross-gorge-near-grand-canyon/
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    Daredevil Nik Wallenda is using the Navajo Nation as a backdrop to one of his most ambitious feats yet — crossing a tightrope 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon.
    The Discovery Channel will broadcast Wallenda's walk live on live television at 8 p.m. EDT on Sunday with a 10-second delay.
    Wallenda will be wearing two cameras, one looking down the mostly dry Little Colorado River bed and one facing straight ahead. His leather shoes with an elk-skin sole will help him keep a grip on the steel cable as he moves across.

    Should wind gusts that are expected to be around 30 mph threaten to throw him off, Wallenda said he'll grab hold of the wire and wait it out if possible. A paramedic will be looking up at him from the river, he said.

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    Oh thank goodness there will be a paramedic 1500 feet below him! Phew.
     
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    this guy should cut out his kidney before he does this dumb ass stunt. at least one of us will survive.
     
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    :idea: if he's a donor, you should fly out there right now!! :buhbye:
     
  5. Ben Dover

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    Won't be as much fun to watch with a ten second delay....that means they can edit out the scene where his face meets the rocks at the bottom of the canyon
     
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    [video=youtube_share;ZG_a2LxIKIw]http://youtu.be/ZG_a2LxIKIw [/video]
     
  7. Nemo

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    [video=youtube;1d3a179uiLU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d3a179uiLU[/video]
     
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    That is his grandfather in the video above..I'll be watching this tonight for sure.
     
  9. boomer1976

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    Better than his walk over niagra falls where the NEtwork made him wear a harness. Kind of took the fun out of it.
     
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    Well, even with the delay if he falls your going to know it happened. You won't see it but there is no getting around it. I would imagine Discovery would switch to other programming. This is much better than the Niagara Falls charade where he was wearing a harness. As good as these wire walkers are eventually something goes wrong and they perish. In Karl's case the wire wasn't set properly.
     
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    Will they hold a double funeral so he can be buried with that Wing Walker chick?
     
  12. F Vick

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    Was only a matter of time. Stupidity at its best
     
  13. MyLazyHand

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    What if he gets hit by a lady riding a bi-plane? No one could see it coming...
     
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    Count me in! At least on my DVR.
     
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    holy shit these people are crazy
     
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    It's all bullshit
     
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    I think I kind of want to bang his mom. Pretty tight package for an old gal. :hump:
     
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    how so,whats the trick?
     
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    Anti gravity boots.