Spiderman climbs the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut

Post by Mark

Alain Robert (Spiderman) who is famous for climbing famous skyscrapers around the world was in Beirut last week. He climbed the famous Phoenicia Hotel but the whole thing was too commercialized. He had permission from the hotel and the whole event was staged as a publicity stunt for Gillette. Not as interesting as his other climbs, very disappointing. [YouTube]


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  1. AMQ says:

    what has climbing an almost 15 story building got to do with Gillette’s smoothes shave. (it really is. . .)

  2. Maya says:

    This guy is seriously talented. According to his website ( http://www.alainrobert.com/en/identite.htm ) he has a disability level of 60% and suffers from vertigo! His kids apparently climb too. Whoa..

  3. mhb says:

    everything in Beirut has to be commercialized! Phoenicia should have claimed TV rights too!! :P

  4. ISF-Man says:

    Hahaha I love Lebanese people yall play techno music at any event any time! brilliant

  5. Lexicon says:

    thats not techno, thats idiot house

  6. ar53nal14 says:

    The police didn’t catch him at the end? Where’s the fun! :D

  7. map says:

    that guy is frickin brilliant

  8. Kuwait says:

    Last time I knew, he never climbed with anything but his bare hands. What’s that string for?

    Maybe something from Gillette to avoid a ‘close shave’.

  9. Pure says:

    I agree with Kuwait, i was wondering abt the same thing as well !!
    he never used anything while climbing ..!

  10. Adrenaline says:

    Its legal…its not interesting.

  11. Ozy says:

    Yea they were talking about this on the radio for about a week before the event.

  12. Q80saracen says:

    I’d like to see his ass climb Arraya 2….now that would would be something.

    Spiderman climbs Arraya 2: Sponsored by KDD

    Coooool…


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