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Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain (Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain as he trains for his walk over Niagara Falls May 16, 2012.

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope while training for his walk over the Niagara Falls.

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain as he trains for his walk over Niagara Falls May 16, 2012.

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain while training for his walk over Niagara Falls. (May 16, 2012)

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain as he trains for his walk over Niagara Falls May 16, 2012.

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Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope in the rain while training for his walk over Niagara Falls May 16, 2012.

Nik Wallenda, left, talks with the media after
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda, left, talks with the media after walking a tightrope in the rain while training for his walk over Niagara Falls. (May 16, 2012)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope in the rain during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. (May 16, 2012)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope in the rain during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. (May 16, 2012)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope in the rain during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. (May 16, 2012)

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Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope in the rain during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. (May 16, 2012)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope in the rain during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. (May 16, 2012)

In this file photo, Nik Wallenda performs a
(Credit: AP )

In this file photo, Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope, in the rain, during training for his walk over Niagara Falls. (May 16, 2012)

Nik Wallenda walks the tightrope, in the rain,
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda walks the tightrope, in the rain, during training for his walk over Niagara Falls. (May 16, 2012)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda performs a walk on a tightrope in the rain during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. (May 16, 2012)

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Nik Wallenda points to Niagara Falls after a
(Credit: AP)

Nik Wallenda points to Niagara Falls after a news conference in Niagara Falls, where he will try to cross the Niagara Gorge on a tightrope June 15. The seventh-generation member of the Flying Wallendas spent months getting the necessary permissions from Canada and the United States for the cross-border stunt. (May 2, 2012)

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