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DAREDEVIL Adam Lockwood dangles one-handed 1,280ft above Dubai after posing as a workman to climb its tallest crane.

The 21-year-old, from Manchester, took the selfie on top of the 77-storey residential skyscraper Il Primo.

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Daredevil Adam Lockwood dangles one-handed 1,280ft above Dubai after posing as a workman to climb its tallest craneCredit: Adam Lockwood / Animal News Agency
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The 21-year-old, from Manchester, took the selfie on top of the 77-storey residential skyscraper Il PrimoCredit: Adam Lockwood / Animal News Agency

He said: “The crane was covered in grease I couldn’t even see. I had four close calls.

“But it was worth the risk.”

The skyscraper is next to the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.

Adam said: “I put a hard hat on to blend in whilst walking past 100 workers and slipped out the back gate without being noticed.

“Climbing up the jib, I quickly realised the whole crane was covered in grease that I couldn’t even see.

“My feet and hands were slipping on everything I touched.”

Adam calmly moved around the crane even though nothing would save him if he slipped.

He added: “Hanging off things doesn’t feel like much.”

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