Man Proposes to Girlfriend on World's Tallest Bridge in China

By Bridget O'Donnell, December 5, 2016

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We've seen plenty of insane marriage proposals in China, but this one is tops... literally.

28-year-old Malaysian daredevil Keow Wee Loong recently scaled the tallest bridge in the world, located in Guizhou province, to ask for his Polish girlfriend's hand in marriage.

Keow and videographer Abraham Shilton Cambala filmed the climb up the 1,853-foot unfinished Beipanjiang Bridge. When they reached the top, Keow posed for a photo while holding a sign that read "Will You Marry Me?" 

He shared the image to 24-year-old Marta Sibielak's Facebook page last month.

Man Proposes to Girlfriend on World's Tallest Bridge in China

Man Proposes to Girlfriend on World's Tallest Bridge in China

Man Proposes to Girlfriend on World's Tallest Bridge in China

Keow and Cambala spent over two hours hiking the mountain leading to the bridge, and another 40 minutes climbing to the top. When they reached the peak, they were standing 2,427 feet above ground.

"It was cold and strong wind caused the crane to wobble," Keow said. "We had limited time to get the footage we needed and the spot I was standing in was easily visible by security below."

Man Proposes to Girlfriend on World's Tallest Bridge in China

Man Proposes to Girlfriend on World's Tallest Bridge in China

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Keow and Sibielak met earlier this year in Japan. Keow was photographing the Fukushima disaster area when he lost his wallet. He decided to head over to a nearby Family Mart to get Wifi where he met Sibeilak, who was working there.

"It was weird seeing a western woman working in a Family Mart in Japan," Keow told the Daily Mail. "I was lost and wanted to use the wifi in the shop but I ended up talking with her."

Following their initial encounter, Keow and Sibielak met up often. They also traveled around Southeast Asia together.

Man proposes to girlfriend from World's tallest bridge

Man proposes on highest bridge in the world

Keow initially had intended to film the proposal in Tianjin on top of the Goldin Finance 117, the 16th tallest building in the world. But he and Cambala were forced to change their plans after they got caught with their new drone pilot, so they traveled around China to decide on a new spot. They hit up Beijing, Wuhuan, Shanghai and Guizhou before deciding to take on the Beipanjiang Bridge.

Following the daredevil stunt, Keow took Sibielak on a holiday in Bali, where he officially popped the question.

Keow told the Daily Mail: "I asked her to wait for me in a restaurant because I know she has a habit of playing on Facebook while she waits for someone. I uploaded the question on Facebook."

When he arrived to the restaurant, he found her crying. After dinner he got down on one knee and gave her the ring on Kuta Beach.

Man proposes on highest bridge in the world

Man proposes on highest bridge in the world

[Images via Daily Mail] 

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