Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Nik Wallenda crossed U.S. 41 in Sarasota 200 feet in the sky on a wire to help promote his Circus Sarasota show.
He made it. Nik Wallenda successfully crossed U.S. 41 in Sarasota 200 feet above the ground Tuesday morning on a wire, providing a postcard view of the Circus City. Though most viewers either viewed it from the ground, their condo units or on TV, Sarasota on a wire looks beautiful as he stretched from the crane by the Unconditional Surrender statue going eastbound about 600 feet to a penthouse condo atop Marina Tower, Wallenda said. "It looks just as amazing as it does down here," Wallenda told Patch, about his walk that took less than 10 minutes to complete. "It's a beautiful city, and I want to buy that condo when I can afford it." About 10,000 to 12,000 people attended the walk, according to estimates from the Sarasota Police …
King of the High Wire Nik Wallenda will cross U.S. 41 on 200 feet above on a high wire on Jan. 29, 2013.
Local ABC affilliate WWSB is live streaming Nik Wallenda's tightrope walk across Bayfront Drive (U.S. 41) in Sarasota, and a feed can be viewed above on Patch. If you're having video difficulties, ABC7 is also airing the walk live on TV. Find more of our Nik Wallenda coverage here: • Traffic Detours, Trolley Service Announced For Wallenda Walk • Sarasota OKs Nik Wallenda's Tightrope Walk Over U.S. 41 • Wallenda Requests Approval To Walk On Wire Over U.S. 41 • It's Nik Wallenda Day in Sarasota (VIDEO) • Sarasota Invited To Welcome Home Nik Wallenda • Late Night Shows Have Fun With Wallenda • Episode Recap: Nik Wallenda's 'Danger By Design' • 13 Million Watched Nik Wallenda Walk Over Niagara Falls • Nik Wallenda Crossed the Falls, as …
Sarasota's own daredevil Nik Wallenda will walk a wire 200 feet above Sarasota. Follow live coverage by Sarasota Patch.
Sarasota's own daredevil Nik Wallenda will walk a wire 200 feet above Sarasota. Follow live coverage by Sarasota Patch. The walk begins at 11 a.m., but coverage will go throughout the morning as the set-up takes place. The walk serves to promote Wallenda's Circus Sarasota show and for his Grand Canyon walk this summer. Follow love coverage via the Storify widget above, or view the feed on the Sarasota Patch Storify page.