BY THE SKIN OF HER TEETH Wallenda wife to dangle over Niagara Falls
Posted on 05/18/2017 | About Niagara Falls, Ontario
The trapeze-artist wife of daredevil Nik Wallenda is planning her own stunt high above Niagara Falls. Five years after Nik Wallenda walked over the falls on a high wire, aerialist Erendira Vasquez Wallenda plans to dangle by her teeth from a helicopter as it flies over Niagara Falls.
The Niagara County Legislature late Tuesday approved a resolution setting aside $35,000 for the act.
It's planned for June 15, the fifth anniversary of Nik Wallenda's televised 1,800-foot tightrope walk from the New York side of the falls into Canada.
Five members of the famed Wallenda circus troupe fell from a high-wire in Sarasota, Florida, in February while practicing an eight-person pyramid. Nik Wallenda avoided falling by grabbing a wire. Everyone survived.