Some Niagara Falls natives kept tabs on the developments from their new homes.
@laurapasquini (Dallas, Texas): Who says that nothing exciting/strange happens in my hometown of Niagara Falls?: http://bit.ly/CrDF0
@lyndseo (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada): Another person goes over Niagara Falls. Well, I suppose it's good for the economy for my home town.
Those not far from the Falls were quick to share their reactions.
@denidzo (Buffalo, N.Y.): wonders why people still jump the Falls.
@chrisboutet (Toronto, Ontario, Canada): Man survives leap over Niagara Falls; Only third person on record to survive plunge http://tinyurl.com/bmdhul
Other North Americans were quick to tweet their thoughts on the news.
@IDLaser (Redding, Calif.): dude i guess some guy went over Niagara Falls and Lived!!!
@JessLeeSzat (Philadelpha, Pa.): Someone went over niagara falls today. They are still trying to decide if he is crazy or not.