Flying Wallendas Make A Story In Crossing Times Square On 25 Floors In The Air
An enormous crowd of emblematic squares in New York attracted the famous bastard Nick Vallenda and his sister Leia as they flew 1300 feet between 1 Times Square and 2 Times Square. Times Square at 21:20 Liana started a minute later at 1 Times Square. The two slowly walked to the other, talking to each other, and Liana sometimes sang and talked to her father through a communications system as the world listened to ABC's live broadcast.
than I'm alive, "Nick said at one point during the walk.
The stunning feat was Leyana's first time since she was seriously injured in the autumn of 2017 when she and four more fell 30 feet off the rope. during rehearsal. About 1
7 dramatic minutes, the two met. She sat down on wire, and Nick crossed it. After a few tense moments when Leyana realized she had turned her poles wrong, they went to finish at the opposite end where they started. For Nick, it was the fulfillment of a lifetime dream of paying tribute to his family performance at Madison Square Garden in 1928, he told ABC.
Nick said before the act that he was worried about his sister, who had worked so hard to get back from his injuries two and a half years ago. Leyana was worried about her brother because she was worried about her.
Before the presentation, Leyana said she was very nervous because she was so high.
"I have this," she said. "I understood this."
Nick and Leyana are the seventh generation of the Great Wallendas. Their great-grandfather, Carl Vallenda, brought the family to America from Germany to play for the Ringling and Barnum & Bailey Circus brothers, according to ABC. Carl Wallenda was killed at the age of 73, trying to walk between two buildings in Puerto Rico in 1978