NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Nik Wallenda learned during his practice sessions that he needed to make some special adjustments to his wire.
Stunt coordinator Mercury Morgan said, "When the wire was first put up it was spinning. And there were special dampeners that had to be invented, because no one had ever done this before."
Clamps hold 50 pound weights that hanging the daredevil's practice wire at the Seneca Niagara Casino. They'll be used when he crosses Niagara Falls. But for the riggers, they say, these clamps are what could cause the most problem for the safety harness he's being forced to wear.
General foreman Randy Fletcher said, "His safety would come up, hit one of those pendulums that are 10 or 15 feet hanging below him, and then he has to bend down unhook it and pass it."
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