In near-perfect weather conditions, the 35-year-old Swiss national completed the 550-metre-long, partly overhanging, mountain face in 46 minutes and 30 seconds
Poland's 2016 world speed climbing champion Marcin Dzienski took just 12.12 seconds to beat a lift up 23 metres in Warsaw. In this stunt he raced an illuminated elevator on the outside of the Westin Hotel in Warsaw, beating it to the top in a tightly fought contest.
Alain Robert known for carrying out several unauthorised climbs of skyscrapers around the globe, has scaled a 62-storey building in Hong Kong.
Footage from a television station's helicopter has captured a man climbing down a tall building during a fire.
At the Fujisanhongu Sengentaisha shrine down the mountain, a Shinto ritual was held to mark the opening of one of the trails. People offered spring water from the foot of Mount Fuji while praying for trekkers' safety.
Yet another climber has died on Mount Everest, bringing the total deaths on the mountain to 13 in 2019 alone. Overcrowding has been reported near the summit and mountaineers suggest that the growing commercialisation of expeditions, the lack of experience and bad weather contribute to the problem.
It came during a season that has been plagued by bad weather and overcrowding on the peak.
It's not the first time people attempt to climb on the Tower's structure: in 1996, a man reached the top in 45 minutes.
World-renowned mountaineers Hansjorg Auer, 35, and David Lama, 28, both from Austria, and Jess Roskelley, 36 from the US, were attempting to climb a challenging route in the Canadian Rockies.
Briton Tom Ballard and Italian Daniele Nardi were attempting a rare winter ascent of the 8,126-metre in the Himalayas, considered one of the hardest mountaineering feats in the world.
The Paris 2024 organising committee says Breakdancing will help take the Games out of stadiums and onto the streets.
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