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Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

Old 11-02-14, 06:28 PM
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Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago



Anyone else watching this? He should be walking any minute...

For anyone interested, it's on Discovery Channel.
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

Did he fall? if not then :meh:
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

Is he panic-praying his way across this tightrope walk too?
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

He still hasn't fucking walked from what the website is showing...

http://www.skyscraperlive.com/wired-in.html

never heard of this guy, but apparently he's pretty religious cuz the guy talking to this women won't shut up about it. Is this part of personality or what? I'm confused.

I was kind of hoping to just watch a video of it but now I'm kind of popping in and out of the site cuz now I know of it. Didn't even know this was going on. Cool, I guess.
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

I bet he walks in the next few minutes...
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

Wait. That Church guy from Houston is in that room w/ him. Joel Osteen. Or some guy that looks like him.
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

I remember this from the other year when he walked across the Grand Canyon -

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/other-talk/...ntethered.html
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

he made it across rather quickly. Now he has to go back the other way blindfolded....

EDIT: No. He has go back to the other building and do it again but with the blindfold.

Not knocking the guy down, he's a pro at it, but I guess it wasn't too windy cuz he breezed through it.
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago



A true Sky Scrapper.
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Old 11-02-14, 08:12 PM
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Tell me when he does it without the fucking bar to balance himself, then I'll watch.
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

Is he from that tightrope family The Flying Wallendas?
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Either them or the Flying Graysons.
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

Not to knock the dude because I can only imagine how hard it is to tightrope much less tightrope with a blindfold but I thought it was kind of a cop out that he took a new route with the blindfold that was a fraction of the length of the rope without the blindfold.

Either way, kudos for making it across. Praise Jesus, thank you God...
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wait what? Are you saying he only went blindfold for that gap between the two apartment buildings or what?
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I am not a religious guy, but I pretty sure God isn't helping to save you when you do completely stupid and reckless shit.
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i'm curious as to what would happen If he died? I know it was broadcast live but Is there a delay in case something goes wrong they'll cut away and not capture his death on film?
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wait what? Are you saying he only went blindfold for that gap between the two apartment buildings or what?
I'll be honest, I was only watching periodically as I was putting together a baby crib so I can't be certain where the second cable was located but it definitely looked like a lot shorter distance than the first walk and he walked the second rope so fast it couldn't have been very long.

I was however, watching for free with my fat ass in the safety of my house so I feel I'm in a proper position to judge this guy negatively.
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I am not a religious guy, but I pretty sure God isn't helping to save you when you do completely stupid and reckless shit.
This is the FIRST STEP in accepting Jesus as your Savior!
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His poor dad wasn't too successful in Puerto Rico. Reports are that the crosswinds created by RocShemp's furious wanking to The Fappening were enough to destabilize Wallenda and send him plummeting to his death.

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I am not a religious guy, but I pretty sure God isn't helping to save you when you do completely stupid and reckless shit.
Yeah, I imagine he's too busy helping athletes in professional sports.
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Yeah, I imagine he's too busy helping athletes in professional sports.
Not at all. He's busy watching those who masturbate.
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Re: Skyscrapper Live: Nik Wallenda skywalking in Chicago

I saw literally 2 mins of the show before recapping his Grand Canyon walk (with him narrating). He hardly walked in that 2 mins and wold not shut up about the Lord Jesus. At which point i went from being only very, very slightly curious to absolutly not interested in the slightest. The fact that in that 2 mins i also thought to myself "Wow....this is dull. And that wire is not exactly a wire....its like 4 or 5 inches wide. How difficult is this really?" If only he could have ended up like his Dad.
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His poor dad wasn't too successful in Puerto Rico.
GREAT-GRANDdad..
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