Skip to comments.Daredevils Scale World's Second Tallest Building in China
Posted on 02/13/2014 10:12:12 AM PST by nickcarraway
A pair of Russian daredevil climbers ascended to the top of the world's second tallest building in China's commercial hub Shanghai, posting a stomach-turning video which has received more than a million views.
The duo, who identified themselves as Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov, said they scaled the Shanghai Tower, which will reach over 630 metres (2,067 feet) when it is finished this year if construction goes according to schedule.
Globally it will be second only to the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which stands at 828 metres.
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Meanwhile, in the USA we have to add 400-foot tall spires to our buildings so we can claim that they’re 1776 feet tall. Really, when is the USA going to retake the claim to the world’s tallest building?
Don’t the workers do this every day?
Yeah, but they use safety cables.