Spiderman

French climber Alain Robert, also known as "<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEFCC000006" title="Spider-Man (fictional character)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/spider-man-%28fictional-character%29-PEFCC000006.topic">Spiderman</a>", scales the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA000015375" title="Burj Khalifa" href="/topic/arts-culture/architecture/burj-khalifa-PLTRA000015375.topic">Burj Khalifa</a>, the world's tallest tower with a height of 828 meters (2,717 ft), in Dubai. The French daredevil urban climber scaled the Burj Khalifa, fighting winds that delayed his ascent for hours. It took him about six hours to climb the more than 160-story building, using a rope and harness as required by organizers.

( Reuters photo / March 28, 2011 )

French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower with a height of 828 meters (2,717 ft), in Dubai. The French daredevil urban climber scaled the Burj Khalifa, fighting winds that delayed his ascent for hours. It took him about six hours to climb the more than 160-story building, using a rope and harness as required by organizers.

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