Trapeze artist dangles by her teeth over Niagra Falls

19 Juin, 2017, 15:20 | Author: Claudine Rigal
  • Erendira Wallenda hangs from a helicopter as she performs before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord N.C. Five years after Nik Wallenda walked over Niagara Falls

You might remember in 2011 when Nik got on a trapeze attached to a helicopter that hovered 250 feet above a Missouri theme park.

It's also a favorite place for Wallendas to just hang out. Onlookers were as impressed as they were anxious about the whole stunt, as he set a new record for the "iron-jaw hang".

Imagine hanging outside of a helicopter flying over Niagara Falls.

Wallenda, a mother-of-three, was tethered to a hoop suspended from a helicopter 300 feet above the water.

After her routine, Erendira waved to the crowd watching her with binoculars and cameras. Kevin Seneca, VP seneca nation board of directors, said the Seneca Gaming Corp. also chipped in $50,000 to assist her in her "date with history".

She said as an artist and as a daredevil, there's something "almost magical" about the falls. It was only there to catch her if she fell - which she never did.

Nik Wallenda said the reason Erendira's stunt was performed at 8:30 a.m. was to maximize exposure for viewers and capitalize on a full day of media coverage to promote the Niagara region.

Unités de contrôle de siège Kostal
La flexibilité fait aujourd’hui partie des considérations essentielles pour presque tous les produits présents sur le marché. Il vous suffit d’appuyer sur un bouton, et le siège se repositionnera dans la position qui vous convient.


Morgan blames pitch for England calamity
The India Vs Bangladesh , ICC Champions Trophy 2017 2nd semi-final match will be played at Edgbaston, Birmingham . After the semi-final, captain Sarfraz Ahmed was in no doubt.


Attorney General Sessions to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Comey's testimony raised lingering questions surrounding Sessions' recusal from the FBI's Russian Federation probe. He had told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign.


The Wallenda family is at it again. And it was televised live. Some people came to watch the performance, while others stumbled upon it while walking down the Niagara Parkway. During that time, Erendira was dangling about two dozen feet - today, 300 feet.

"Continue to not push on and not give up", Nik said.

"It hurts really bad", he said.

The daredevil couple insinuated they could perform a duo stunt together in a few years.

"I had no idea what was going on and then, lo and behold, I found out she was holding on with her teeth and gliding over, which is a little scary". Nik was 3-years-old and Erendira was 3-months-old.

"Obviously, my dentist doesn't want me to do this for the rest of my life", Erendira added.

In June 2013, Nik Wallenda became the first man to cross the Grand Canyon on a tightrope, completing that record-breaking feat in under 23 minutes.

Conseillé:

  • Standard Life eyes merger with Scottish Widows

    Standard Life eyes merger with Scottish Widows

    Standard Life is in the process of merging with Aberdeen Asset Management in a deal which is set to complete in the coming months. Standard's investor meeting today is in the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh, while Aberdeen's meeting will be at its London offices.

    'Soldier' Fakhar marches on to Champions Trophy hundred

    Little went right for them, in fact, from the moment Kohli put Pakistan in on a glorious morning. This was the first Champions Trophy title for Pakistan .
    Moody's Cuts Ratings on Australia's Big Banks on Housing Concern

    Moody's Cuts Ratings on Australia's Big Banks on Housing Concern

    Such risk was heightening the sensitivity of the banks' credit profiles to an adverse shock, according to the ratings agency. Residential mortgages account for more than 60 percent of the Australian banks' loan books.
  • Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

    Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

    They attacked the judge, in a letter from Cosby's wife Camille, as "arrogant" and Steele as "heinous" and "ambitious". He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated TV show and starred in commercials for Jell-O pudding.
    Bill Cosby case ruled a mistrial

    Bill Cosby case ruled a mistrial

    The 79-year-old Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee in 2004 at his home near Philadelphia. They first informed Judge Steven O'Neill on Thursday that they were deadlocked, but were instructed to keep trying.
    North Korea launches salvo of anti-ship missiles

    North Korea launches salvo of anti-ship missiles

    North Korea test-fired the Hwasong-12 medium- to long-range ballistic missile May 14, followed by the Pukguksong-2 on May 21. The short-range missiles do not pose a direct threat to the United States, according to the report.
  • Men in Blue maul Pakistan

    Men in Blue maul Pakistan

    Hero of the Junior World Cup , Harmanpreet Singh scored the first goal on a penalty corner in the first quarter of the match. Harmanpreet Singh enthralled the Indian fans who had turned up in full strength with India's fourth goal in the 33rd minute.

    Dianne Feinstein 'Increasingly Concerned' Donald Trump Will Try to Fire Investigators

    Trump's tweet deepens the potential conflict by asserting that Comey's firing was Rosenstein's idea, Feldman says . The White House confirmed Mr Mueller was among the candidates the president interviewed to replace Mr Comey.
    Missing RAF man is father to a baby girl

    Missing RAF man is father to a baby girl

    Mr Mckeague's mother Nicola Urquhart also posted a photo on the Find Corrie Facebook page, saying the baby was "perfect". Anyone with information about his disappearance is asked to call the incident room at Suffolk Police on 01473 782019.
  • Celtics talking trade with 76ers for top pick in NBA Draft

    Celtics talking trade with 76ers for top pick in NBA Draft

    The Celtics will have competition in the bidding for George, so that will explain if the price goes up from what you're expecting. Fultz led the Pac-12 in scoring and finished No. 6 among all Division 1 players, and was the top freshman scorer in the US.

    Florentino Perez seul candidat à la présidence du Real Madrid

    Seul candidat à sa succession, le président du Real Madrid a été réélu pour un nouveau mandat de quatre ans. De plus, il doit être capable de garantir sur son patrimoine personnel une partie du budget du club.

    Salon du Bourget: l'éternelle rivalité entre Airbus et Boeing

    Ce n'est "pas la peine de dépenser (.) des mille et des cents" en infrastructures fibres si le déploiement d'internet par satellite "va si vite", lui a répondu M.


Populaire

Discrimination case closures, rescinded conclusions, called 'so dangerous' to transgender students
Eliza Byard, executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, issued a statement expressing the same concern. The president's proposed budget would result in a loss of 46 positions from the Office of Civil Rights, a 7 percent cut.

DoJ urged to reveal identities of 'opposition' complainants on 1MDB
Otherwise, by just issuing statements and not taking action, the credibility of the department would be at stake", he added. Don't just issue statements without taking action, " he said at a press conference here today.

Dragon Ball FighterZ To Have An English Dubbed Voice Track
With the recent announcement Bandai Namco's Dragon Ball FighterZ , anticipating fans have been wonder whether the western release will feature an English voice track or will stick to Japanese voice track with English subtitles.

1 arrested after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London
The witness also added that most of those who were struck down by the van were male and it happened soon after the end of prayers. Jeremy Corbyn , whose constituency includes the Finsbury Park area, visited the scene last night and, again, this morning.

Pamela Anderson invite Emmanuel et Brigitte Macron au restaurant
Nous nous assiérons autour d'un bon repas et verrons ce qu'il est possible de faire pour Julian". Reste à savoir si le couple présidentiel répondra favorablement à l'invitation à dîner.

Benjamin Griveaux l'emporte à Paris — Législatives
Celui qui a démenti avoir des ambitions municipales parisiennes était déjà sorti en tête du premier tour dimanche dernier. Il a écrit "Salauds de Pauvres (Pour en finir avec le choix français de la pauvreté), chez Fayard".

Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite t
When Wallace noted that he had said the president is being investigated by the Justice Department, Sekulow quickly backtracked. Sekulow added that Trump is "very effective" with his use of social media.

YouTube prend de nouvelles résolutions contre la propagande terroriste
Walker cite pour exemples " des vidéos qui contiennent du contenu religieux provocateur ou de l'ordre de la suprématie ". Les réseaux sociaux ont beaucoup été montrés du doigt pour leur manque de responsabilité dans la propagande extrémiste.

Groupama: a cédé ses 12,95% d'Icade
Crédit Agricole Assurances est déjà actionnaire significatif d'Icade depuis 2013 et déjà impliqué dans la gouvernance de l'entreprise à travers sa représentation au conseil d'administration et dans ses comités.

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Charged With Millions Of Dollars In Tax Fraud
However since both men have no prior criminal history and the sentence is below 2 years, they will spend no time behind bars. The 32-year-old Ronaldo , a four-time Ballon d'Or victor , is arguably Europe's leading football player.