I've been there on both sides of the falls, US, and Canada. People that attempted this feat where just flat out nuts in my opinion, I would rather have hand to hand combat with a 800 lb. Tiger than do this.
Lt Col Charlie Brown, when my family went to Niagara Falls for vacation one summer, I heard tales of people going over the Falls in a barrel. At the time, I thought it was just a ‘tall tale’. Didn’t realize this started as early as 1901! Informative share Ma’am