NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) – Florida daredevil Nik Wallenda said he’ll walk, untethered on top of a 400-foot observation wheel in Orlando.READ MORE: Body of Miami Teen Who Went Missing After a Run Found near Marina
The Orlando Eye will be moving when 36-year-old Wallenda attempts his feat on April 29, Wallenda said Monday at a news conference in New York City Monday.
The attraction in the heart of Orlando’s tourist district officially opens in May.READ MORE: Hundreds Of Motorcycle Riders Ride From Doral To Key Largo For Good Causes
In November, Wallenda made two hair-raising Chicago skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or a harness.
Two of his previous tightrope walks took him over the brink of Niagara Falls in 2012 and across a Grand Canyon-area gorge in 2013.
Wallenda, from Sarasota, is the great-grandson of Karl Wallenda, who fell to his death during a tightrope stunt in Puerto Rico at 73.MORE NEWS: COVID In Florida: 2,482 New Cases, 22 Additional Deaths Reported Sunday
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