May 18, 2011

'Spiderman' Climber Saved by Safety Ropes

Known for illegally climbing some of the world's tallest buildings without ropes, Mr Robert was lucky that this time he was wearing a harness while attempting to climb Istanbul's Sapphire building.

It was at the top of the 261 metre high building that the Frenchman encountered trouble: "On the last 15 metres of the building unfortunately there is some grease, there is some oil inside the groove, that becomes impossible to jam the right foot."

After recovering from his slip, Mr Robert went on to complete the climb in one hour 50 minutes.

Read more on The Telegraph: 'Spiderman' Climber Saved by Safety Ropes


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