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This video contains no special effects, and no fancy stunts. But it will scare the crap out of you. That's because you're watching from a head-mounted camera as an engineer scales an antenna tower over 1,000 feet high.
Stairway to Heaven
Originally posted by defcon5
I don’t know what kind of money those guys get paid, but its not enough.
There was an episode on TLC, NatGeo, or Discovery, where they had folks climb up a tower to weld something. I believe it might have been the show Dirty Jobs, or something very similar (extreme jobs, dangerous jobs, ??). Anyway, they started climbing first thing in the morning, and barely made it back down before sunset. If I recall correctly there was even some concern that one of the hosts was not going to be able to make it back down off the tower.
Originally posted by rusty moon
It'd really help make it easier to get down if they got to wear backpacks with parachutes in them hahah. I imagine it'd be kinda fun on the way down too. But in all seriousness, that looks like a very nice scenic, yet unbelievably scary job (to me) cool video!
Originally posted by theAymen
MATE, DO YOU WANT TO SEE TRUE AWSOMENESS, AFTER WATCHING THIS YOUR VID IS LAME.
THIS IS BY FAR THE SCARIEST HEIGHT A HUMAN HAS EVER HAD THE BALLS TO TRAVEL... WATCH WHAT HE DOES AS HE REACHES THE EDGE OF SPACE..ONLY SEEING IS BELIEVING SO WATCH AND BE AMAZED
RELAX AND WATCH IT ALL! YOU WILL BE AMAZED AT WHAT HE DOES AT THAT HIGHT
MANY MORE SCIENTIFIC ANGLED VIDS TALKING ABOUT GRAVITY ETC CAN BE FOIUND ON YOUTUBE.
this is a shorter video which has annoying music and a bit hard to work out what is going on