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French 'spiderman' arrested after climbing Frankfurt skyscraper

Sep 28, 2019 - 6:21 PM

Alain Robert has scaled more than 100 structures without ropes or other safety equipment, setting a record for 'most buildings climbed unassisted,' according to Guinness World Record

SPIDERMAN. This file photo shows French urban climber Alain Robert climbing the Cheung Kong Center building in Hong Kong on August 16, 2019. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

The week in photos: January 26-February 1, 2019

Feb 02, 2019 - 12:32 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

'HOT SPRING'. People enjoy a dip in a hotpot-shaped hot spring pool at a hotel in Hangzhou in China's Zhejiang province on January 27, 2019, to promote a healthy lifestyle in the run-up to the Lunar New Year which begins the first week of February. Photo by AFP

'French Spiderman' foiled in Seoul skyscraper attempt

Jun 06, 2018 - 3:45 PM

'I climbed about 75 stories and then after that, it was a bit like cat and mouse,' says French urban freeclimber Alain Robert

CHASE. 'Urban climber' Alain Robert of France stands is hoisted to a deck of the Lotte World Tower after scaling the exterior of the building, in Seoul on June 6, 2018. Photo by Ed Jones/AFP