French Spiderman climbs highest tower in FranceCurious Not vetted story Vetted story , France - 10 May 2012
Alain Robert, also known as the French Spiderman, climbs Tour First, France's highest skyscraper, for the first time on May 10, 2012.
Robert, internationally known for climbing over 100 skyscrapers, finished his ascent of the 231-meter building in an hour and a half. Although many of his past climbs have been illegal, he received approval for this climb from the owners of Tour First. Among Robert's signature features is his ability to climb skyscrapers bare-handed, without additional sports equipment.