Alain Robert climbs Tour FirstCurious Not vetted story Vetted story Puteaux, France - 10 May 2012
Alain Robert, also known as France's Spiderman, climbs France's highest skyscraper, Tour First, on May 10, 2012. Robert took around an hour and fifteen minutes to ascend the 231-meter tower.
Robert is internationally recognized for his ability to climb skyscrapers bare-handed, without additional sports equipment. He has managed to climb over 100 skyscrapers, which include Burj Khalifa, the highest skyscraper int he world, located in Dubai.
While Robert has been arrested over 80 times for illegal ascents, he received permission from the owners of Tour First for the climb.