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By Nik Wallenda

Nik Wallenda, "King of the excessive Wire," doesn't recognize worry. As a 7th new release of the mythical Wallenda kin, he grew up appearing, exciting, and pushing the limits of gravity and balance.

When Nik used to be 4 years outdated, he watched a video from 1978 of his nice grandfather, Karl Wallenda, strolling among the towers of the Condado Plaza resort in Puerto Rico, stumbling, and falling to his loss of life due to fallacious rigging. while Nik heard his father quote his great-grandfather-"Life is at the cord, every thing else is simply waiting"-the phrases resonated deep inside of his soul and he vowed to be a hero like Karl Wallenda.

Balance is the subject of Nik's lifestyles: among his paintings and relations, his religion in God and artistry, his physique and soul. It resonates from him while acting and while not anyone is asking. while jogging throughout Niagara Falls, he prayed aloud the whole time, and to maintain his lust for glory and reputation in payment, Nik lower back to the positioning of his functionality day after today and spent 3 hours cleansing up trash left by way of the crowd.

Nik Wallenda is an entertainer who desires to not just thrill hearts, yet to alter hearts for Christ. Christ is the stability pole that retains him from falling.

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