The French Spiderman!

Date of birth: August 7, 1962 

Nationality: French

Resides: Bali, Indonesia

Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)

Profession:  Building Climber 

Number of Ascents: 140 

Alain Robert is best known as "the French Spider-Man" (after the comic character Spider-Man), or "the Human Spider,"  for his death defying building ascents listed below.  Handicapped by veritgo, and a number of serious injuries, Alain Robert has learned how to overcome his fears by training his mind to stay focused on his objective...staying alive.  "

Over the span of twenty plus years, Alain has climbed a number landmarks including the BurjKhalifa in Dubai (on top rope), Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House and the Montparnasse Tower.  


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“You can only focus on one thing at one time. You can't be focused on fighting for your life and thinking you are going to fall and die" Fighting keeps your mind busy"


This is a video compilation of the French spiderman Alain Robert's urban climbing career.

French Spiderman urban climber Alain Robert has climbed has climbed 150 buildings so far and sees no reason to stop!

It took French Spiderman Alain Robert 6 hours to reach the summit of the  Burj Khalifa, the World's Tallest Buildding.

Urban climber Alain Robert"s compilation of the best 100 towers he's climbed.

Alain Robert free solos  the Verdon Canyon.



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