The French Alain Robert, known worldwide as ''Spiderman'' for climbing buildings without ropes, confessed today to feel ''a little of chill'' before climbing the braided tower Cayan of Dubai, of 309 meters high.
52-year-old Robert, intends to reach this night the roof of the Cayan Tower in Marina Dubai, considered the highest braided tower of the world, although already overcame in 2011 the building Burj (tower, in Arab) Khalifa, also in Dubai and registered like the most high of the planet with 828 meters.
Publicized as an entertainment spectacle, the organizers emphasized that the trajectory of the Gallic 'spiderman' with photos and videos of his climbs in high and emblematic buildings of the world as the Tower Taipei 101 of Taiwan with 508 meters and the Petronas (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 452m).
The climbing of the skyscraper Cayan of Dubai is part of a publicity project of an homonymous company that will allow to see the French athlete using his hands, lime and climber's shoes to conquer a challenge that he would reach in only 90 minutes, according to his estimations.
'It is difficult, it is a sharp-pointed building', Robert declared to the newspaper Gulf News in one of the interviews granted to Emirati means before the spectacle for which searchlights will be placed during the climbing.