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Ringling Bros. Circus to Close After 146 Years
The Greatest Show on Earth" has clashed with animal rights groups over its treatment of elephants in recent years and will drop its curtain for the final time May 21.
Ringling Brothers Circus Announces It Is Closing Down
Fans of the greatest show on earth face that all good things must come to an end.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda Reacts to Ringling Brothers Closing
The former Ringling performer shares his thoughts on the coming shutdown of the famed circus.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda Tiptoes Through the Skyscrapers
With his nerves of steel, Wallenda balanced on a cord no wider than a penny, hundreds of feet up against the wind above Chicago.
Nik Wallenda Completes Death-Defying Skyscraper Wire Walks
Nik Wallenda overcame some death-defying double trouble Sunday. The daredevil, 35, achieved two world records with two walks between skyscraper towers in Chicago , all without a harness or net. Oh -- he also wore a blindfold for one of his walks. Wallenda crossed a distance of 454 feet from one
Nik Wallenda Finds Death-Defying Stunt Success in Chicago
The 35-year-old daredevil made two skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or harness.
Daredevil Bello Nock Tries World Record for Eight Hours on High Wire
Daredevil Bello Nock attempted his greatest feat ever this morning: eight hours on a high wire in Times Square, all while conducting consecutive interviews in six languages. Known professionally simply as Bello, the former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus headlining clown began his...
Daredevil to Jump Off Mt. Everest Summit in Wingsuit
The youngest American to ever summit Mt. Everest is now planning to attempt a feat never tried before. In May, Joby Ogwyn is set to take a heart-stopping leap off the world's tallest peak in a custom-made wingsuit, outfitted with cameras so that viewers can watch the 10,000-vertical-foot jump live
New York City: Tightrope Walker's Next Target
Getty Images Nik Wallenda only completed his tightrope walk across Arizona’s Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon Sunday, but attempting a similar feat in New York City is already on his radar. After Wallenda finished walking a 2-inch thick steel cable across a...
Ugly Dogs React to Grand Canyon Tightrope-Walk
Over the weekend, aerial walker Nik Wallenda made history by walking on a high wire across the Grand Canyon (Arizona's Little Colorado River Gorge, to be exact). You can watch highlights of "Skywire," his history-making trek, here : Our favorite part was a quick little sprint at the end that