Russian photographers and rooftoppers, Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov became internet sensations when they began releasing dizzying video footage of them free climbing to insane heights. Like clear to the top of the Shanghai Tower, for example. Even in their early rooftopping days, the teams fearlessness garnered attention, helping to spread worldwide interest in the death defying trend.
Now, several years along, the pair, who refer to themselves collectively as On The Roofs, have picked up several big name sponsors and are travelling to more and more venues. In their latest adventure, the daredevils traveled to Hong Kong where they explored the city before scaling the 659-foot China Online Center skyscraper and appear to hack the billboard that sits atop the building to broadcast one of their own videos. See for yourself, below:
The two were not available for comment, but there is speculation brewing on whether “What’s Up Hong Kong” is actually real. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below and in the meantime, swing by OnTheRoofs website to check out the rest of the videos along with an impressive portfolio of photographs, too.
[ via NY Daily News ]