Illegally climbing buildings and structures seems to be a growing trend at the moment. While we don’t know when it started, there have been several interesting climbs including Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro and the Pyramids of Giza.
The most recent climb, sponsored by Travel Ticker, was the Eiffel Tower. Russian daredevil Ivan Kuznetsov took the stairwell up the iconic monument, before jumping the fence and illegally climbing the outer girders, while his accompanying friend filmed using a drone.
With the security in France on high alert for many months, it’s hard to believe the pair managed to pull of the stunt, but they did capture some pretty amazing footage.