Forty-seven-year-old Alain Robert is no ordinary man. The man whos also popularly known as the French Spiderman has recently achieved one of the biggest feats of his career by climbing the 88-storey Tower Two of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. And he has done it without using any safety equipment. Robert successfully scaled the height of the third tallest building on his third attempt. Ee Wee Kiat, a cameraman, who filmed the ascent, said that he began his climb of the 452m (1,483ft) tower before dawn and reached the summit by 07.30 local time. He unfurled a Malaysian flag to celebrate his achievement after he reached the top, reported BBC News. Robert has climbed more than 70 buildings in his career, always using his bare hands and legs, which has led to several injuries. He has also climbed the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and Taipei 101 in Taiwan.
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