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Nik Wallenda To Announce Charlotte Motor Speedway Plans

7:41 AM, Aug 29, 2013   |    comments
Nik Wallenda poses for a photograph with a piece of the high wire he used to walk over Niagara Falls on at Circus Sarasota on February 15, 2013 in Sarasota, Florida. Wallenda is planning to walk on a high wire over the Grand Canyon this summer. (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Daredevil tight-rope walker, Nik Wallenda, will be in Charlotte on Thursday to announce plans for a performance before a NASCAR race.

Wallenda is scheduled to appear at Disc Plaza at 11:45 a.m. to talk about doing a skywalk before the Bank of America 500, October 12. He is expected to reveal a mystery guest who will be part of the performance at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

A speedway spokesperson said Wallenda will do a tight-rope walking demonstration at the Disc Plaza event.

Wallenda completed a 750-foot walk across Charlotte Motor Speedway, 100 feet above the ground, in October 2012. 

Wallenda has also made headlines for walking across a gorge near the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls.


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