[VIDEO] Two Daredevils Climb The World's 2nd Tallest Building For The Most Epic High-Five
The Shanghai Tower, although still under construction, is the second tallest building in the world
When the building is the second tallest in the world, adventure crazy people aim high. Like, really high. It's one thing to get to the top of a tall building, and another to climb up while avoiding security guards.
Fearless explorers Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhor--“Skywalkers” who regularly (and illicitly) scale the heights of some of the world’s tallest attractions--recently went to China to explore Gensler’s under-construction Shanghai Tower, the world’s second-tallest building.mediaite.com
In order to get to the top, they had to sneak around the construction side and scale the sides of the building in a very precarious manner.fastcodesign.com
Wielding GoPro cameras and apparently, no fear, the Russian duo climbed through the smog, without any safety gear, to the very top of the tower, and released this anxiety-inducing first-person view of their ascent
But this wasn't enough for the team of daredevils. The duo then scaled one of the construction cranes perched atop of the tower, where they achieved one of the most epic high fives known to humankind.
It took the duo two hours to climb the partially constructed Shanghai Tower in China’s Lujiazui district
“The view was like something from an aircraft window,” Vadim told reporters
WATCH: The vertigo-inducing video that has gone viral since it was posted on YouTube earlier on Thursday:
The truly dizzying heights start around the 3-minute mark, and then get terrifying at 4 minutes.businessinsider.in
GALLERY: Photos shot by the Russian adventurers are breathtaking, but also a little sickening