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What advice would you give Nik Wallenda?

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 Imagine you are about to cross Niagara Falls on a wire no thicker than a can of soda. What advice would you like to hear? (David Duprey/Associated Press)Picture it: You're standing on the edge of Niagara Falls.

In front of you, a steel wire extends 470 metres to the other side of Horseshoe Falls, the biggest of Niagara's three waterfalls.

More than fifty metres below you, deadly waters churn and froth.

The wire itself is barely five centimetres in diameter - about the same width as a can of soda.

It's just you, the wire, the falls and the water - and millions of people watching you on television, waiting for you to take your first step.

What advice would you want to hear?

The above scenario is a lot like what Nik Wallenda, the world-renowned daredevil, will face June 15 when he attempts to become the first person ever to walk over the Falls on a high wire.

We're reaching out to other daredevils - extreme athletes, stunt performers, street magicians and fellow tightrope walkers - for their best advice for Nik Wallenda.

Heath Frisby, the champion snowmobile freestyle rider, has already offered this advice:

We also want to hear from you! What would you tell Nik Wallenda, if you could?

Send your advice via Twitter to @CBCCommunity, using the hashtag #AdviceforNik. You can also click here to make it even easier (if you have a Twitter account).

If you're not on Twitter, you can also send us a message using your CBC Your News Community account or leave a comment in the field below.

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