Casanova climbs

France's daredevil climber Jean-Michel Casanova climbs the Bailong Elevator near a cliff in the Wulingyuan tourism area of Zhangjiajie, Hunan province May 18, 2013. The 1,083-foot-high elevator, opened in 2002, was claimed to be the highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world by local government officials. Casanova successfully climbed the outdoor section of the elevator (564 feet) on Saturday without safety equipment in 68 minutes and 26 seconds, local media reported.

( China Daily/Reuters / June 26, 2013 )

France's daredevil climber Jean-Michel Casanova climbs the Bailong Elevator near a cliff in the Wulingyuan tourism area of Zhangjiajie, Hunan province May 18, 2013. The 1,083-foot-high elevator, opened in 2002, was claimed to be the highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world by local government officials. Casanova successfully climbed the outdoor section of the elevator (564 feet) on Saturday without safety equipment in 68 minutes and 26 seconds, local media reported.

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