French 'Spiderman' climbs Barcelona skyscraper harness-free
Published: 2016-11-26 10:59:36.0 BdST Updated: 2016-11-26 10:59:36.0 BdST
French "Spiderman" Alain Robert scaled one of the tallest skyscrapers in Barcelona without a harness on Friday.
Bystanders and police watched as the 54-year-old climbed up and then descended the Torre Agbar, a glass-covered office building known for its night-time illuminations, completing the feat in around one hour.
Alain Robert is detained by police after he scaled the skyscraper. Reuters
Robert has conquered over 100 structures worldwide including San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, Dubai's Burj Khalifa complex, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Sydney Opera House without safety equipment.
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