Blindfolded Man Completes Tightrope Walk Between Two Chicago Skyscrapers

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Jean-Marc Giboux / AP Images for Discovery Communications.

Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has completed a blindfolded tightrope walk between two Chicago skyscrapers and absolute no safety equipment.

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The brave 35-year-old year old refused to use wires and nets, accepting that if the worst happened, he would without a doubt meet certain death death.

This is why TV bosses decided to add a 10 second delay to the live footage in case he did in fact slip. He didn’t.

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Jean-Marc Giboux / AP Images for Discovery Communications.

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The walk across the 454ft gap from almost 600ft in the air took him almost seven minutes.

Nik said: “That cable looked like it was going straight up. I feel incredible!”

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Nik’s previous tightrope walks were both aired on television drawing over 10 million viewers. The first in 2012 over Niagra Falls and another last year over Little Colorado River Gorge.

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