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Friday, April 01, 2011

"Spiderman" climbs the tallest building in Dubai

French spiderman, who calls himself "Spider-Man" began to climb the tallest
building in the world in Dubai. Alain Robert began his ascent to the
building «Burj Khalifa» height of 818 meters before the sunset and said he
expects to get to the top of the building in six or seven hours. At
nightfall, the way it will cover the spotlights, which are on either side of
the building.

Unlike most of his previous climbs, this time sorokavosmiletny daredevil
uses a rope and harness for the insurance required by the authorities of
Dubai. The ambulance is in close proximity, in the parking lot near the
Robert climbed over 70 skyscrapers, including the Empire State Building»,
Willis Tower in Chicago and Twins Towers PETRONAS in Kuala Lumpur.

On also climbed in 2004 at the Taipei 101 building, which formerly was
considered the tallest building in the world.
Owner of the building is a firm Emaar Properties. " The building has 160
residential floors.
Robert began his ascent of about 6 o'clock in the evening, the insurance is
fixed at the height of the one hundredth floor.
Robert climbs the facade of the building, virtually free of decorative
elements that could slow its ascent. Being watched hundreds of spectators
fields gathered at the building.

Robert stayed in a hotel in Dubai, where, in preparation for the ascent,
did stretching exercises and power.
The owner of the building company "Emaar Properties" does not comment on the
ascent "Spider-Man."
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*"Spiderman" Alain Robert, known for the fact that he climbs on various
high-rise buildings, won the next height - he climbed the skyscraper "Burj
Khalifa" - the tallest building in the world (828 m). The rise took in
Robert's six o'clock, after 700 meters, he was forced to use safety
equipment. The process of conquering the skyscraper broadcast for multiple
viewers in the giant video screen size of 50x30 meters. Organizers of the
show was not able to negotiate with local authorities to "Spider-Man" after
the ascent, according to tradition, was arrested by the police.*