American daredevil who twice went over Niagara Falls in a barrel, once in 1985 and then again in 1995.
He worked as a bartender before rising to stardom.
He set a world record in November 1985, when he achieved the longest recorded Tarzan swing off San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
He was born in Providence, Rhode Island and lived, at various times in his life, in Barrington, Rhode Island, and Sandestin, Florida.
He once appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.