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: 3 Million Pounds Of Dead Fish Cleaned Up Off Pinellas County In Red Tide Fish Kill
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.
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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: 4 Miami Beach Police Officers Relieved Of Duty Over Use Of Force Following Arrest
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