Stomach-churning video shows daredevil teetering on the edge of a skyscraper in quest to find the best view of London (maybe he should have gone on a slightly nicer day)
- Even a broken back did not faze daredevil Matthew Adams, who films himself climbing the Centre Point in London
- Stomach-churning video footage shows the thrill-seeker conquer the capital's 27th tallest building
- He teeters on the edge of a ledge on the 33-storey-building, despite having broken his back in a previous accident
Even a broken back did not faze this daredevil, who has filmed his latest ascent of a 385ft skyscraper in London looking for the best view of the city.
Stomach-churning footage shows Suffolk's Matthew Adams conquer the 33-storey Centre Point flat complex, although the view from the top is spoiled somewhat by cloudy conditions.
It had all gone wrong for the thrill-seeker when Matthew had to spend six months in hospital after an accident during a previous climb.
One small step: A brave, and perhaps a little foolhardy, daredevil steps onto the edge of a ledge at the top of a 385ft London skyscraper
Do look down: The thrill-seeker looks down at the streets below while filming his successful feat with a GoPro attached to his head
But the 24-year-old flung himself right back into urban adventuring straight after recovery.
In his latest feat he scaled the building in just 30 minutes to reach a vertigo-inducing vantage point.
GoPro attached, and using no safety equipment, the daredevil then climbed some rickety scaffolding for a misty view of the capital.
He completed the task with two friends who followed him up the steps of the 27th tallest building in London.
Matthew, who has climbed the building before, said the view was 'one of the best' in London.
'That's why we do it. It doesn't feel scary to me.
'We do look down. It doesn't really faze me. Obviously we get a kick out of it but the main thing for us is the view we can get for the pictures we take,' he said.
Stomach-churning footage shows Suffolk's Matthew Adams conquer the 33-storey Centre Point flat complex in Central London
Free-climbing friends: With a couple of pals Matthew makes his way to the top of the building, the 27th tallest in London, during daytime
In one nerve-shredding clip in the video he teeters on the edge of a ledge standing precariously above the buildings below.
He said: 'We go as high as we need to until we've got what we want or we get told to go. Some people think it's a crazy thing to do, but it's pretty normal to me.
'We don't have any ropes or helmets or anything and we just strap in a GoPro and go. It's just like climbing a ladder.'
Scary challenge: The daredevil then scrambles along some rickety scaffolding, shuffling his way precariously along the red structure
Easy does it: The free-climber, who taught himself how to climb, goes to the gym often but does not have any formal training
The free-climber added that usually he scales building at night, but said it is safer to do so during the day.
'I prefer climbing in daylight and it's less dangerous as well. There is security but it's easy enough to get in even despite that,' he said.
'We've basically taught ourselves how to climb. I go to the gym to work on strength and stuff but I don't have any formal training.
'The highlight for us is being able to look back at the pictures and videos that we get. I'd say it was a pretty easy building to climb.'
Centre Point is a former office block in New Oxford Street that was given Grade II listed status in 1995.
Hands free-climbing: Matthew makes his way to the tallest possible point without wearing or using any safety equipment
Back-breaking works: After spending six months in hospital after an accident during a previous climb, The 24-year-old dove straight back into the urban exploration scene after recovery
One of the best views in London? The breath-taking view of the capital's skyline is spoiled a little bit by the cloudy conditions
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