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French 'Spiderman' scales twisted tower in Dubai with no harness — media

April 13, 2015, 10:38 UTC+3 ABU-DHABI

Alain Robert climed the 310-meter Cayan Tower in only 65 minutes

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Alain Robert in Dubai

Alain Robert in Dubai

© AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili

ABU-DHABI, April 13. /TASS/. French urban climber Alain Robert, widely known as "Spiderman" has scaled the world's tallest twisted skyscraper in Dubai, Gulf News reported on Monday.

Robert completed climbing the 75-storey (310 meter) Cayan Tower with no harness in only 65 minutes. The 52-year old climber used just chalk and special shoes.

"My old dream has come true," Robert told reporters.

The French "Spiderman" scaled some 130 skyscrapers, including Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai, the Empire State Building in New York and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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