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Nik Wallenda traverses the Little Colorado River Gourge without a harness June 23. Photo/Discovery Channel/T. Brown and Gilles

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Wallenda walks across Canyon into history books

World famous tightrope walker Nik Wallenda battles windy conditions to walk a 1,400 foot wire across the Little Colorado River Gorge

On June 23, an emotional Nik Wallenda ran the last few steps across a wire strung across the Little Colorado River Gorge fulfilling what he has said was a lifelong dream.