Tuesday, November 10, 2015

One extreme climber has major bragging rights after scaling to the top of
the Eiffel Tower.James Kingston was eventually arrested after he was spotted
by security, but before they nabbed him, the British daredevil captured some
pretty impressive footage via a GoPro mounted to his head.According to
Kingston"s"Youtube post published on Nov.8, climbing the Eiffel Tower had been
a longtime goal of his.
He and a few friends originally planned to buy tickets
to the second platform and climb from there, but there were way too many
tourists around.
So, Kingston and his crew decided to go with plan
B.Related:"Daredevil Photographer Snaps Incredible Photos From World"s Highest
Buildings Don"t look down! Daredevil James Kingston snaps a photo from the
top of the Eiffel Tower.
(Photo: James Kingston)In the words of Drake,
Kingston "started from the bottom" and climbed all the way to the top of the
tower.
The adventure began at 1 a.m., and after dodging security, Kingston was
able to navigate his way through the framework of the tower under the cover of
night."Then the daredevil got cocky."My curiosity got the better of me,
"Kingston wrote.
"I unlocked the door, slowly crept in and was immediately hit
with the sound of a walkie talkie going absolutely mental in French."An
intense search began for Kingston and his friends, but the sneaky crew were
able to hide out in the tower.
After a few hours, the searched stopped.
James Kingston snaps a selfie nestled in the framework of the Eiffel
Tower.
(Photo: James Kingston/Youtube)This gave Kingston a few more hours to
play on the tower and capture footage before he was spotted again at 9
a.m.
This time he climbed down the tower and met security, where he was
handcuffed and taken to the police station.After being questioned for about
six hours, Kingston was released without charges."I also had to promise them I
wouldn"t climb it again for 3 years," he wrote.
"I can now officially tick the
Eiffel Tower off my list."Let World traveling club Travel inspire you every
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One extreme climber
has major bragging rights after scaling to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
James
Kingston was eventually arrested after he was spotted by security, but before
they nabbed him, the British daredevil captured some pretty impressive footage
via a GoPro mounted to his head.
According to Kingston's Youtube post
published on Nov.8, climbing the Eiffel Tower had been a longtime goal of
his.
So, Kingston and his crew decided to go with plan B.
Related: Daredevil
Photographer Snaps Incredible Photos From World's Highest Buildings Don't
look down! Daredevil James Kingston snaps a photo from the top of the Eiffel
Tower..This gave Kingston a few more hours to play on the tower and capture
footage before he was spotted again at 9 a.m.
This time he climbed down the
tower and met security, where he was handcuffed and taken to the police
station.After being questioned for about six hours, Kingston was released
without charges."I also had to promise them I wouldn"t climb it again for 3
years," he wrote.
"I can now officially tick the Eiffel Tower off my list."Let
World traveling club Travel inspire you every day.
Hang out with us on
Facebook,"Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
Check out our original adventure
travel series A Broad Abroad.
One extreme climber has major bragging rights
after scaling to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
James Kingston was eventually
arrested after he was spotted by security, but before they nabbed him, the
British daredevil captured some pretty impressive footage via a GoPro mounted
to his head.
According to Kingston's Youtube post published on Nov.8,
climbing the Eiffel Tower had been a longtime goal of his.
So, Kingston and
his crew decided to go with plan B.
Related: Daredevil Photographer Snaps
Incredible Photos From World's Highest Buildings Don't look down!
Daredevil James Kingston snaps a photo from the top of the Eiffel Tower.

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