Nik Wallenda Makes It
Defies death above Chicago
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Nik Wallenda braved the cold and wind to successfully complete his Chicago stunt. He began on the west Marina City tower and walked to the top of the Leo Burnett building. While the wire was supposed to be set at a 15-degree angle, USA Today reports that last-minute adjustments made the climb steeper. Next, Wallenda put on a blindfold and walked from the west Marina tower over to the east Marina tower.
For more on Wallenda, read our story about his biggest stunt yet.