Nikolas Wallenda, the “King of the Wire” is the first person to walk a high wire directly over an active volcano on Wednesday night (4 march 2020). He successfully completed 1,800-foot-long walk over the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua in two hours. Wallenda said, “The first half of the walk, just being able to see that volcanic lava down there absolutely mesmerizing.” He also said that the wind conditions were unpredictable and the gasses from the volcano burned his eyes, which were protected by a gas mask.
Nikolas Wallenda is an American acrobat. He holds eleven Guinness World Records for various acrobatic performances. He is best known as the first person to walk a tightrope stretched directly over Niagara Falls. His first professional tightrope walking was done at the age of 13.