Nik Wallenda, King of the High Wire, Dances with Death Crossing the Chicago River

 |  November 3rd, 2014

The first thing Nik Wallenda said when I asked him what his major concern was about walking a high-wire tightrope across the Chicago River was: “ The weather. It is the Windy City after all.” Well, yesterday, Nik Wallenda, known as the king of the high wire, dazzled the world (it was filmed live on Discovery Channel) with his daring walk across the Chicago River – accomplishing his 10th world record. The walk, which took place 600 feet in the…

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A Complete Break-Down of Watch Brands Involved in International Football: Official Timing

 |  June 12th, 2014

It’s a long headline, but then this is such a long post that we are splitting it into multiple parts.  Today marks the start of the FIFA World Cup – an approximately one-month-long stint of games and matches – held in Brazil for the first time since 1950. The much anticipated event finds some of the toughest teams from around the globe pitted against one another in what promises to be a very exciting month of international football. While American’s…

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Nik Wallenda Makes History- Wearing JeanRichard watch

 |  June 23rd, 2013

Having met Nik Wallenda in person, I was anxious to watch his historic walk. It was an extremely tense walk. I had watched Nik cross Niagara Falls but that was before I knew him — and — to be honest — liked him as a genuine person. This walk — knowing Nik and anticipating his concerns about mother nature — made me on edge. For nearly 23 minutes, Wallenda battled winds gusting up to 45 miles per hour, as well…

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Exclusive Interview with Nik Wallenda — Soon to Walk Across the Grand Canyon on a Wire

 |  June 21st, 2013

  To those who follow his amazing feats, he is known as The King of the High Wire, but to his three kids, Nik Wallenda is just Dad. In fact, this seventh generation of the legendary Great Flying Wallendas insists he is not the daredevil people make him out to be. “I am just a regular man with a dangerous profession,” says Wallenda during a private interview in Las Vegas. A young guy with big dreams, Wallenda is extremely comfortable during the…

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