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The Create Your Own Life Show

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The best in the world compete with themselves, continually trying to be the beat their best. They shift their vision to creating success for others, and their success becomes massive. They locate the best and learn everything they can from them. They know there's not short cut, it will take more tim… read more

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769: Nick Wallenda | Facing Fear: Step Out in Faith and Rise Above What’s Holding You Back

About This Episode:

Nik Wallenda is a seventh-generation member of the legendary Wallenda family. Known worldwide for his incredible feats upon the high wire and beyond, Nik is the holder of eleven world records, among which are the highest four-level eight-person pyramid on the wire, the highest and longest bicycle ride on a wire, and hanging from a helicopter by his teeth. Nik's career began at the age of two, as he learned to walk the wire while holding his mother's hand, leading from there to record-breaking performances across the United States and around the world.

In 2012, Nik fulfilled his lifelong dream to become the only person to walk directly over the precipice of Niagara Falls, which was roadcast live by ABC. In 2013, he became the first person to walk a wire across the Grand Canyon, an epic event aired live by the Discovery Channel in 178 countries, breaking network rating and social media records in the process. The next Discovery special took place in Chicago, where he walked blindfolded between two skyscrapers in November of 2014.

In June of 2019, accompanied by his sister Lijana Wallenda, Nik took it to yet another level, becoming the first person to walk over New York City's Times Square, an event that was carried live on ABC. Finally, on March 4, 2020, Nik became the first person to walk over an active volcano, at Masaya, Nicaragua.

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