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Walenda Wows Chicago, Looks to Next Adventure


God-fearing daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world Sunday night with two hair-raising skyscraper crossings.

First, Wallenda walked up a steep 454-foot incline from the Marina City West Tower to the top of a nearby building.

From there, he walked 94 feet between two towers blindfolded a whopping 543 feet from the ground, all without wearing a harness.

The event was broadcast live on the Discovery Channel. Producers used a 10-second delay for the broadcast in case anything went wrong.

Thousands of fans cheered Wallenda on as he completed the walks.

"One word simply tells it: amazing. Simply amazing," Chicago resident Tarran Williams said.

Wallenda plans more amazing high-wire walks in the future.

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