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Knee-buckling drone footage shows two teenagers posing atop a 820ft crane in Canary Wharf

Fearless daredevils film themselves posing on top of a 820ft-high crane in Canary Wharf without ANY safety equipment

  • Teenage boys filmed themselves precariously tottering a sky-scraping crane
  • Footage shows them dangerously making their way to the end of the boom
  • The boys were only 180ft lower than the Shard, third tallest building in Europe

Two teenage boys have risked their lives to produce vertigo-inducing footage that shows them precariously perched atop a crane 820 feet above the ground.

The boys climbed the crane in Canary Wharf, London, and can be seen dangerously edging towards the end of the boom. 

They pose on the platform at the end, reaching their arms in the air so they only have their feet to balance them on the thin pole they are standing on. 

Two teenage boys have risked their lives to produce vertigo-inducing footage that shows them precariously perched atop a crane 820 feet above the ground. The boys pose at the end of the crane and reach their arms out, with only their feet to support them

Canary Wharf's Citi building, which stands at a mere 205 metres tall, can be seen in the video - a full 45 metres below the brazen teenagers

While filming the stunt one of the boys says: 'That's crazy. Look at that sheer drop'

Canary Wharf’s Citi building, which stands at a mere 205 metres tall, can be seen in the video – a full 150 feet below the brazen teenagers. While filming the stunt one of the boys can be heard saying: ‘That’s crazy. Look at that sheer drop’

While filming the stunt one of the boys can be heard saying: ‘That’s crazy.

‘Look at that sheer drop.’ 

Canary Wharf’s Citi building, which stands at a mere 670 feet tall, can be seen in the video – a full 150 metres below the brazen teenagers.

One of the boys films the other making their way back across the boom and at one point it seems as though he may lose his footing when trying to negotiate an intricate part of the framework. 

The craze for ‘urban free climbing’ has been around since 2007 but the movement has recently gained more traction. 

Some extremists like to climb high buildings just to get a picture of them nonchalantly dangling from the the edge with one arm. 

While the exact number of deaths from urban free climbing isn’t known, it isn’t an uncommon end for those who risk their lives for a shot of adrenaline.

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