'King of the High Wire' attempts to break Guinness World Record in the Bahamas

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August 27, 2010

PERFORMANCE artist Nik Wallenda will attempt to break the current Guinness World Record for the highest bicycle ride without a safety net when he takes to the high wire suspended between the Royal Towers at Atlantis today.

Suspended more than 26 stories above ground, Mr Wallenda - known as the "King of the High Wire" in his field - will attempt two death-defying stunts.

The bicycle ride on the high wire will take place from the Royal Tower East to the Royal Tower West at 2.30pm. The acrobat will then walk between the West tower and the Cove Atlantis at 4pm.

Mr Wallenda belongs to the seventh generation of The Great Wallendas - a family of acrobats, jugglers, clowns, aerialists and an ...

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News date : 08/27/2010    Category : Tribune Stories

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