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In order to set the world record for highest tightrope walk ever, a Swiss stuntman named Freddy Nock decided to scale Bavaria’s 9,000 foot tall Zugspitze mountain by tightrope walking the mountain’s 1,000 meter long cable car wire. If that’s not impressive enough, he did it all without a balancing pole or harness.
Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope. As he crossed, Wallenda said he had an 'unbelievable view' from the cable.