Watch: Daredevil James Kingston climbs Wembley Stadium arch

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Watch: Daredevil climbs Wembley Stadium arch
Tuesday June 9th, 2015

English daredevil James Kingston became the first person ever to climb the Wembley Stadium arch on Tuesday. 

The 19-year-old Kingston, who climbed the 101-story Princess Tower in Dubai in November, scaled the arch while attached to some wire for safety, 400 feet in the air.

Sky News reports it took a team of 30 safety professionals over three months to give Kingston clearance to perform his stunt. What's more, it was windy that day. He says he was once "completely terrified of heights" and conquered that fear with "patience and determination." 

Well...that's pretty hard to believe when you see it.

"(It was) an incredible view - one of the best I think I've ever seen," he told Sky News. "Just because England is my homeland and it's rare to get such a view like that in the UK."

You can watch the incredible footage of Kingston atop the arch below. Still, we're really wondering how he got up there in the first place...or down, for that matter.


Jeremy Woo

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