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Nik Wallenda
Maryland company provides camera views from challenging places
Maryland company provides camera views from challenging places

When Nik Wallenda attempts to traverse the Grand Canyon some 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River on Sunday, those watching on television will benefit from the technical expertise of a Maryland-based company that will outfit the 34-year-old self-described "King of the Wire" for his latest midair adventure. Peter Larsson co-founded Broadcast Sports Inc. four years after Wallenda was born and moved from his native Australia, where he and partner John Porter worked for a television station, to Connecticut. He and Porter took the fledgling company to Maryland in 1986 because of the proximity to the defense industry, which uses much of the same technology. Starting with the...

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