The following is an excerpt from Laura Hudson | May 3, 2012 | Wired.com |
American Dan Goodwin and Frenchman Alain Robert have a lot in common: They’re both skyscraper climbers who have defied common sense (and the law) to ascend some of the tallest man-made structures in the world with no safety nets—and occasionally while dressed as Spider-Man. So who’s the bigger superhero of the architectural climb? Here’s how they measure up.
Alain Robert age 49
When he was 19 Robert took a 50-foot fall while rock climbing that fractured his……
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