"French Spiderman" climbs Ariane building in Paris

16:24, October 09, 2009      

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French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the 152 metre Ariane Tower at the La Defense business district outside Paris October 8, 2009.REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Finally, a man nicknamed the "French Spiderman" has exhibited his awesome skyscraper-climbing skills by scaling the 152-meter Ariane building in Paris.

Using his bare hands and without assistance, 47-year-old Alain Robert, managed to make it to the top of the 33-floor skyscraper in just 36 minutes on Thursday.

Police arrived at the building while Robert was climbing. Following his ascent they took him to a nearby station, but no formal charges were brought against him and he left within the hour.

Source: CCTV. com

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