Climbing or scaling a skyscraper is not usually what crosses one’s mind when they see the huge towering structures of the modern world. After all, fear is one of the most useful survival instincts for human beings. However, survival
The incident happened in Makati City, Philippines during one overcast morning. The French Spiderman, also a famous urban
Can this day get any weirder? Alain Robert climbing >40F of GT Tower. pic.twitter.com/uEmmO1eQlB— RM. (李弘毅) (@rm_569) January 29, 2019
Roberts actually started climbing the GT Tower at 10 a.m. and finished at around 11:30 a.m. While the French Spiderman did not bring any safety equipment with him, he did bring protection against the state laws; his own lawyer too, who was waiting for him at the bottom of the skyscraper, along with the police who were poised to arrest him:
According to the chief of police which arrested the French Spiderman, Roberts was not aware that he was breaking any laws. Still, this did not prevent GT Towers from pursuing a case against the
However, this is probably not Roberts’ first brush with state laws and building management, as he had previously free-climbed taller buildings such as the 828-meter (2720 ft.) Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE.
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