French Spiderman Climbs Habana Libre Hotel

A French daredevil conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel without ropes or a safety net.

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    French daredevil Alain Robert scales the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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    French daredevil Alain Robert reaches into his chalk bag as he scales the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, Pool)
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    Alain Robert, holds on to a 20th floor railing as he pauses to wave to tourists and onlookers below, during his ascent to the top of the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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    Curious tourists and locals watch from below as French daredevil Alain Robert scales the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, Pool)
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    French daredevil Alain Robert hoists himself to the 21st floor as he scales the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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    Schoolchildren cheer as they watch French daredevil Alain Robert scale the Angela Landa elementary school without using ropes or a safety net in Old Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. The 50-year-old Robert took 15 minutes to ascend the three stories of the graceful stone building, which offered little in the way of hand- and footholds. Robert has scaled the planet's loftiest skyscrapers from the Empire State Building to Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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    Tourist and locals watch as French daredevil Alain Robert scales the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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    Tourists and residents watch French daredevil Alain Robert scales up a school building without using ropes or a safety net in Old Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. The 50-year-old Robert took 15 minutes to ascend the three stories of the graceful stone building, which offered little in the way of hand- and footholds. Robert has scaled the planet's loftiest skyscrapers from the Empire State Building to Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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    Curious tourists and locals watch from below as French daredevil Alain Robert scales the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, Pool)
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    Onlookers watch French daredevil Alain Robert scales the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, Pool)
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    Alain Robert, balanced on a 20th floor railing, pauses to wave to tourists and onlookers below, during his ascent to the top of the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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    French daredevil Alain Robert flashes two thumbs-up from the rooftop of the Habana Libre hotel after scaling the 27-story building in 30 minutes without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel, once the city's Hilton, is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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    French daredevil Alain Robert looks down as he scales the Habana Libre hotel without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Once the city's Hilton, Robert was able to reach the top of the 27-story building in 30 minutes. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, Pool)
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    French daredevil Alain Robert flashes two thumbs-up on the rooftop of the Habana Libre hotel after scaling the 27-story building in 30 minutes without using ropes or a safety net, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Robert has scaled much taller buildings in his career. He says his main concern is that the hotel, once the city's Hilton, is in disrepair like other Havana landmarks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, Pool)
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    Schoolchildren pose for photos with French daredevil Alain Robert after he climbed the exterior their Angela Landa elementary school building without using ropes or a safety net in Old Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. The 50-year-old Robert took 15 minutes to ascend the three stories of the graceful stone building, which offered little in the way of hand- and footholds. Robert has scaled the planet's loftiest skyscrapers from the Empire State Building to Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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    Alain Robert known as "Spiderman," poses for a portrait from the roof of the Habana Libre hotel in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Robert, from France, plans to climb the 27 floor hotel on Monday. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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    Alain Robert, known as "Spiderman," walks past to a billboard with images of revolutionary leaders, from left, Julio Antonio Mella, Ernesto "Che" Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Robert, from France, plans to climb the 27 floor Habana Libre hotel on Monday, without any security instruments. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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    Alain Robert waves from the roof of the Habana Libre hotel in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Robert, from France, plans to climb the 27 floor hotel on Monday, without any security instruments. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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    Alain Robert known as "Spiderman," looks over the edge from the roof of the Habana Libre hotel in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Robert, from France, plans to climb the 27 floor hotel on Monday. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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    Alain Robert, right, talks with his manager Claude Megeve outside the Habana Libre hotel in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Alain climb next Monday the Habana Libre hotel in Cuba. Robert, from France, plans to climb the 27 floor Habana Libre hotel on Monday, without any security instruments. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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    Alain Robert, known as "Spiderman," practices climbing a section of the Habana Libre hotel in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Robert, from France, plans to climb the 27 floor hotel on Monday, without any security instruments. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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