Man walks high wire over Great America

June 29, 2009 10:05:25 AM PDT
A tightrope walker helped re-define what it means to take a little walk in the park this weekend.

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The so-called "king of the high wire" Nik Wallenda a descendent of the famed Flying Wallendas walked over Great America amusement park in Santa Clara, while balancing 100 feet in the air.

There were no safety nets. Wallenda holds two Guinness world records, including the "longest distance" and "greatest height" ever traveled on a high wire while riding a bicycle.

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