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Stairway to heaven - worker climbs 1800ft



A look at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world with a daily 1800ft climb before work can begin.

   

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Comment icon #2 Posted by libstaK on 3 May, 2012, 12:22
That made me feel physically sick! Hats off to them -- I couldn't do it! Thanks for the warning, won't be watching. I get vertigo when faced with heights.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Eldorado on 3 May, 2012, 12:55
Thanks for the warning, won't be watching. I get vertigo when faced with heights. Likewise! I get a nose-bleed stepping up onto the bathroom scales.
Comment icon #4 Posted by VengefulPeanut on 3 May, 2012, 13:16
By the time he took to get to the top it would be time to come back down again. Gotta give him some respect though, I couldnt do that if the world depended on it
Comment icon #5 Posted by pallidin on 4 May, 2012, 15:31
They could put a $10 million check at the top and I still would not do it. Open extreme heights freak me out. Inside the top floor of the Sears Tower I would be ok. I heard of a worker a few years ago here in MT or maybe ND that died falling off a very tall radio tower while changing a red warning light. Anyway I hope these guys get paid very well.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Taun on 4 May, 2012, 17:56
I am not afraid of heights - I actually like being up high... However I really, really, really don't like edges....
Comment icon #7 Posted by clfr21 on 6 May, 2012, 15:52
I found this so hard to watch all the way through, especially negotiating some of the more trickier sections and reaching the top. Wow to the guys who do this! They should jump off the top assassins creed style (though maybe not into a hay stack). would never do this job no matter how much i was paid!
Comment icon #8 Posted by Realm on 6 May, 2012, 16:55
Not even with a parachute..
Comment icon #9 Posted by Lexi8187 on 9 May, 2012, 8:02
that is some workout.
Comment icon #10 Posted by curious jrad on 18 May, 2012, 18:16
at some point it looked like the tower was not meant to be climbed but im surprised they still kept going, and going, and going.... these are literally men of steel
Comment icon #11 Posted by cjr3285 on 24 May, 2012, 20:06
Professional athletes do not have this kind of skill and courage.


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