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Monday, August 11, 2008

French Spiderman

French "Spiderman" scales New York Times building

Do you see a black dot in the pic? Well, that is French Spiderman ALAIN ROBERT whose hobby is to climb buildings and always welcome with hancuffs by Police.

He says that he climbed The New York Times building in Manhattan on Thursday to draw attention to Global warming. When he reached the 10th Floor he put a bannner saying Global warming kills more people than 9/11 every week."

He has climbed 70 skyscrapers and monuments.

CoolSydney, Australia – Sydney Tower and the Sydney Opera House
CoolRio de Janeiro, Brazil – Hotel Vermont
CoolMontreal, Quebec, Canada – Crown Plaza Hotel
CoolHong Kong
Cool The Far East Finance Centre
CoolThe Cheung Kong Centre
Cool London
CoolOne Canada Square
Cool Lloyd's building
Cool Paris, France
Cool Eiffel Tower
CoolGrande Arche at La Défense
Cool The Luxor Obelisk in Place de la Concorde
Cool Tour Montparnasse
Cool Tour Cristal at Front de Seine
Cool Mercurial Towers at Bagnolet
Cool Frankfurt, Germany – Dresdner Bank Tower
Cool Milan, Italy – Banca di Milano building
Cool Tokyo, Japan – Shinjuku Center Building
Cool Warsaw, Poland – Marriott Hotel
Cool Johannesburg, South Africa – IBM Tower
Cool Abu Dhabi
CoolUnited Arab Emirates – National Bank of Abu Dhabi and the Etisalat building
Cool Abu Dhabi Investment Authority [ADIA], Headquarters Building, UAE
Cool United States of America
Cool Empire State Building – New York City
Cool Sears Tower – Chicago, Illinois
CoolGolden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, California
CoolBlue Cross Tower – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cool Luxor Hotel pyramid – Las Vegas, Nevada
CoolTampere, Finland – Hotel Ilves
Cool Malaysia
Cool Petronas Tower 1 – Kuala Lumpur (arrested at the 60th floor in 1997)
Cool Petronas Tower 2 – Kuala Lumpur (arrested at the 60th floor in visit Malaysia year 2007)
Cool Sabah Foundation Building – Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (for fund raising)
o Melia Hotel – Kuala Lumpur
Cool Singapore – Overseas Union Bank Centre (arrested at 21st floor in 2000)
Cool Taiwan – Taipei 101
Cool Venezuela – Parque Central Torre
CoolBarcelona, Spain – Torre Agbar
Cool Portugal
Cool Torre Vasco da Gama
Cool25 de Abril Bridge[5]
CoolMexico City- Santa Fé World Plaza Corporate Tower
Cool Bratislava, Slovakia – Slovak Radio Building
Cool Shanghai, China – Jin Mao Building
Cool Moscow, Russia - West Federation Tower

He has said that his next climb will probably be in South Korea.

To climb these building he does not use any equipments, only chalk for his hands and climbing shoes.

Ps : When ALAIN was 12, he climbed eight floors, got home by the window as he had forgotten his keys…

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