Henry Bellini

Read about the man who combined a tightrope walk and a leap into the river below in one spectacle.

Oscar Williams

Learn the story of the daredevils who attempted the “Slide for Life”

Maria Spelterini

The story of the first woman to ever cross the Niagara River gorge on a tight rope.

Charles Stephens

The story of the daredevil known as the Demon Barber of Bristol.

Jean Lussier

The first man to go over the Falls in a rubber ball instead of a wooden barrel.

Walter G. Campbell

This is the story of a 19 year old boy and his dog who travel through the rapids in a clinker built boat.

Carlisle D. Graham

The first barrel stunt through the whirlpool rapids was performed by Graham in 1886.