NIAGARA FALLS, NY - (WKBW) - Nik Wallenda has made history and walked across a tightrope over one of the seven wonders of the world, Niagara Falls. He achieved a lifelong dream in front of tens of thousands of spectators and millions more around the world.
After crossing into Canada and finally getting onto solid ground, Wallenda was asked by Canadian Border Patrol "What was the purpose of your trip sir?"
Wallenda's response, "To inspire people around the world."
After the success of his trip across the Falls, Wallenda now plans to cross another wonder of the world, The Grand Canyon.
If you want to meet this Daredevil up close and shake his hand, there will be a Niagara Parks Commission Barbecue Meet and Greet with Nik Wallenda, Saturday June 16th from 12:00 to 12:30 pm. It will be held at the Edgewaters Restaurant, 6345 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Buffet Lunch will be $25 per person.
There will be another chance to meet Nik, Sunday June 17th, in person from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, 1900 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY.
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