Spain: Fine in risky Briton who climbed a skyscraper

George King, 21, who climbed London’s Shard skyscraper, has reclaimed his life by successfully completing a dangerous free solo climb on one of Europe’s tallest skyscrapers in Barcelona without the use of ropes. or other security measures.

Crowds watched as the Briton climbed to the top of the 116-meter Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel.

As soon as he came down from the building, he was arrested and now he is facing a fine.

“When I was at the top, I felt it was another dimension of happiness,” King told Reuters. “When I met the police downstairs, my mind was still in the clouds.”

George King climbed the Barcelona hotel in about 20 minutes.

It is noted that in 2019, King had climbed the Shard building in London, the tallest skyscraper in Britain at 310 meters, again without any protective equipment.