Nik Wallenda completed his two Chicago highwire feats Sunday, walking first over the Chicago River between the Marina City west tower and the Leo Burnett Building on a tightrope stretched at a 19 percent incline, then blindfolded between the east and west towers of Marina City. He set two new world records and thrilled Chicago and Discovery Channel audiences. Here is a recap of the event captured live through tweets, photos, videos and other commentary.
by Brad Edwardsvia twitter edited by RedEye Chicago11/3/2014 1:47:45 AM
Nik Wallenda tests the tightrope leading from Marina City's west tower over the Chicago River to the Leo Burnett Building as a plane flies above him Sunday. ( Lenny Gilmore / RedEye / November 2, 2014 )
by RedEye Chicago11/3/2014 1:47:48 AM
Read the full recap story from the Chicago Tribune's Stacy St. Clair: