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Vitaly Raskalov's feet dangle from the top of the Shanghai Tower, high above the Shanghai World Financial Centre. (Photo by Vitaly Raskalov/Caters News Agency)

China’s new tallest building has received unexpected publicity thanks to Russian free climbers Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov. The pair took two hours to climb 650 metres up the unfinished Shanghai Tower. They did not use safety equipment on their ascent to the top of a crane attached to the tower, from where they took these extraordinary pictures of Shanghai. Photo: Vitaly Raskalov's feet dangle from the top of the Shanghai Tower, high above the Shanghai World Financial Centre. (Photo by Vitaly Raskalov/Caters News Agency)
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18 Feb 2014 14:47:00
People climb on an artificial ice-wall in Liberec, about 100 km north of Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, January 23, 2015. The wall was prepared in a former quarry just near the centre of the city. (Photo by Radek Petrasek/CTK via AP Photo)

People climb on an artificial ice-wall in Liberec, about 100 km north of Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, January 23, 2015. The wall was prepared in a former quarry just near the centre of the city. (Photo by Radek Petrasek/CTK via AP Photo)
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24 Jan 2016 15:08:00
In this Monday, January 18, 2016 photo,  Iranian rock climber, Farnaz Esmaeilzadeh, scales a climbing gym in the city of Zanjan, some 330 kilometers (207 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran. (Photo by Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo)

In this Monday, January 18, 2016 photo, Iranian rock climber, Farnaz Esmaeilzadeh, scales a climbing gym in the city of Zanjan, some 330 kilometers (207 miles) west of the capital Tehran, Iran. Esmaeilzadeh, 27, who has been climbing since she was 13, has distinguished herself in international competitions despite the barriers she faces as a female athlete in conservative Iran. (Photo by Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo)
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01 Feb 2016 13:04:00
An climber ascends a silo covered in ice in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States, January 17, 2016. The owners have connected hoses to the top of the silo and spray it with water in winter months to freeze the exterior for climbing. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters)

An climber ascends a silo covered in ice in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States, January 17, 2016. The owners have connected hoses to the top of the silo and spray it with water in winter months to freeze the exterior for climbing. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters)
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20 Jan 2016 08:07:00
French climber Alain Robert, also known as “Spiderman”, holds the flag of Nepal as he scales the Tour Montparnasse, a 210-metre (689 ft) building in central Paris, France April 28, 2015, to show support for the victims after the earthquake in Nepal. (Photo by Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters)

French climber Alain Robert, also known as “Spiderman”, holds the flag of Nepal as he scales the Tour Montparnasse, a 210-metre (689 ft) building in central Paris, France April 28, 2015, to show support for the victims after the earthquake in Nepal. (Photo by Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters)
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29 Apr 2015 06:35:00
Cat Climbs – Amazing Backhoe Operator

Unloading a Cartopper from a UPRR work train at Port Barre Louisiana. Kinda scary to watch, but it worked like a charm.
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28 Jun 2014 10:22:00
Millie The Adopted Cat Is The Best Climbing

Most pet cats will become timid or defensive when outdoors, but not Millie – after being adopted by her mountain-climbing owner Craig Armstrong, Millie has become a feline hiking and mountain-climbing legend.
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18 Aug 2014 12:05:00
Participants struggle to reach the prizes during a greased-pole climbing competition held as a part of the independence day celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, August 17, 2014. Indonesia is celebrating its 69th independence from the Dutch colonial rule. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

Participants struggle to reach the prizes during a greased-pole climbing competition held as a part of the independence day celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, August 17, 2014. Indonesia is celebrating its 69th independence from the Dutch colonial rule. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)
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19 Aug 2014 10:06:00