Nik Wallenda an American acrobat, aerialist, daredevil, high wire artist, and author who is known for his high-wire stunts without any safety equipment has achieved new feet where he has walked over an active volcano recently on March 4, 2020.
The 41 years old acrobat who is also known as “King of the Wire” has successfully completed the 1,800-foot long walk on Wednesday night. He walked over the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua. The event was showcased live as an ABC Special titled “Volcano Live! With Nik Wallenda.”
Wallenda after the dangerous walk said “It was amazing,” he continued saying “The first half of the walk, just being able to see that volcanic lava down there … absolutely mesmerizing.”
He became the first man to ever walk over an active volcano which he described as one of the kind experience. He also added that the wind conditions were unpredictable and the gasses from the volcano burned his eyes, which were protected by a gas mask.
After the walk when asked about this act he said “I just put myself in my back yard training,” he also added “I just put myself back there and just mentally went ‘OK, you’re fine, you’ve walked in stronger winds than this.'”
Nik Wallenda has previously walked on a tightrope 30 ft above ground at a Canadian City for 1808 ft distance in 30 minutes, he has also walked 25 stories above Times Square, 1800 ft long trek over Niagara Falls, 1500 ft above Arizona Gorge near Grand Canyon, etc.
The Florida born Nik Wallenda has won several awards due to his dangerous performances over the years.