Alain Robert, France's Spiderman, climbs highest tower in FranceLife Courbevoie, France - 10 May 2012
Alain Robert, also known as the French Spiderman,climbs Tour First, France's highest skyscraper, on May 10, 2012. Robert, who has ascended over 100 skyscrapers around the world, is internationally recognized for climbing bare-handed, without additional sports equipment.
While many of his climbs are illegal, he received approval from Tour First's owners. Robert climbed the 231-meter tower in an hour and a half. He celebrated his accomplishment with a cocktail party.