“I see a stunt as somebody who gets in a barrel and goes over the edge and hopes they don’t hit a rock,” he said. “What I do is very calculated.
I train a long time for it and I consider it more of an art. I guess I don’t get offended by them calling it a stunt but to me it’s more of an art than anything.”
And he laughs when people call him crazy.
“I’ve been walking wire since I was two years old. It’s very natural to me, very normal,” Wallenda said. “The first step’s the hardest, but once I’m on that wire I’m committed and I’m going to make it to the other side.”