WATCH: On the Roofs with terrifying footage from top of Shenzhen Ping An IFC

By Ryan Kilpatrick, May 11, 2015

1 0

Vitaly Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov, whose exploits scaling China's tallest building have become to celebrated they might as well copyright the inevitable epithet "Russian Daredevils," are back yet again.

After conquering Shanghai Tower, Shun Hing Sqare, and rooftops across Hong Kong, the pair then set their sights on the 115-story Ping An International Finance Centre still under construction in Shenzhen, soon to be China's tallest skyscraper and the second-tallest in the world just behind the Burj Dubai.

On the Roofs

On the Roofs

On the Roofs

On the Roofs

On the Roofs

On the Roofs

On the Roofs

SEE MORE: Russian daredevils who scaled Shanghai Tower conquer Shenzhen skyscraper

On the Roofs weren't the only ones to have the bright idea over the Chinese New Year holidays, however. In January, Malaysian daredevil photographer Keow Wee Loong also scaled the building - but his production team just aren't as on top of things, unfortunately, so the video isn't nearly as badass. 

READ MORE: We spoke to the Russian daredevils who climbed the Shanghai Tower 

[Image via On the Roofs]

more news

This Day in History: China Star Li Ning Shines at 1984 Olympics

Defying a Soviet Union-led boycott, Li Ning earns the nickname Prince of Gymnasts.

This Week in History: The Marco Polo Bridge Incident

On July 7, 1937, the cataclysmic event that led to the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

New Film 'The Six' Tells Untold Titanic Chinese Survivors' Story

Arthur Jones' new documentary gets nationwide release this Friday.

This Week in History: China Ends the Eunuch Era

Finally banned in 1924, the system had endured for over 3,000 years and through 25 dynasties.

The 9 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shenzhen

Here's some ideas on what to do this weekend.

PHOTOS: Take a Look at the Real Santa's Workshop

How your Christmas decorations are made.

It’s Now Yangmei Season in China, Here’s What You Need to Know

Here’s what you need to know about China’s popular summer fruit.

0 User Comments

In Case You Missed It…

We're on WeChat!

Scan our QR Code at right or follow us at ThatsShenzhen for events, guides, giveaways and much more!

7 Days in Shenzhen With

Weekly updates to your email inbox every Wednesday


Download previous issues

Never miss an issue of That's !

Visit the archives