Blindfolded daredevil completes tightrope walk

Blindfolded daredevil completes tightrope walk

Nov 03, 2014, 16:19 PM IST
This photo provided by Discovery Communication shows Nik Wallenda walking across the Chicago skyline blindfolded for Discovery Channel's Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda.
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This photo provided by Discovery Communication shows Nik Wallenda walking across the Chicago skyline blindfolded for Discovery Channel's Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda.

Daredevil Nik Wallenda talks to the media during a press conference after his tight rope walk in Chicago.
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda talks to the media during a press conference after his tight rope walk in Chicago.

Crowds begin to gather on Chicago's W. Wacker Dr. before daredevil Nik Wallenda begins his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle, from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.
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Crowds begin to gather on Chicago's W. Wacker Dr. before daredevil Nik Wallenda begins his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle, from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.

Daredevil Nik Wallenda, steps out on the wire backwards, for a live television show before his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle, from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda, steps out on the wire backwards, for a live television show before his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle, from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.

Daredevil Nik Wallenda begins his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda begins his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.

Daredevil Nik Wallenda, left center in red, makes his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle, from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda, left center in red, makes his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle, from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.

The shadow of daredevil Nik Wallenda is cast against the West Marina Tower as he begins his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle, from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.
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The shadow of daredevil Nik Wallenda is cast against the West Marina Tower as he begins his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle, from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.

Daredevil Nik Wallenda begins his walk on a tightrope uphill at a 19-degree angle from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda begins his walk on a tightrope uphill at a 19-degree angle from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago.