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“World’s Most Dangerous Selfie” Taken on Top Of a Hong Kong Skyscraper

Posted: 08/25/2014 2:49 pm

skyscraper selfie hong kongA trio of daredevils have climbed to the very top of a Hong Kong skyscraper in order to take a self-described “world’s most dangerous selfie”, reports the New York Daily News.

The group includes Daniel Lau, Andrew Tso and A.S., and somehow found its way to the top of the highest spire of The Centre in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong’s fifth tallest building at 346 meters tall.

Lau used a “selfie stick” to capture a view of Hong Kong using a wide-angle lens that is as refreshing as it is unsettling.

Here’s the video:

There’s no self-commentary in the video, so there’s no way to confirm if the use of bananas is some kind of postmodernist symbol signifying a slippery footing at the apex of a capitalist metropolis.

skyscraper selfie

Taking personal videos while climbing tall buildings and objects has been a popular internet phenomenon in Russia, and is a feat recently replicated on the still unfinished Shanghai Tower.

Photo: Youtube screenshots

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