An overview of the gorge and the stunt’s base camp.
Director Ron DeMoraes and Discovery Channel Executive Producer Howard Swartz at the bottom of the canyon discussing camera placement during a tech scout in February.
Executive Producer Gretchen Eisele flies to the bottom of the canyon to scout for camera angles and examine conditions for the crew who will be positioned there.
A helicopter flies over the gorge during rehearsal to pick the best shots.
Preparations in days before the stunt include slingloading equipment across the canyon to the mesa where Wallenda will start his walk.
An overview of the production behind Wallenda’s stunt as he prepares to start his walk.
A camera films Nik Wallenda as he approaches the end of the walk.