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Skywalking in Russia: Photographing High Points

Friday 12.14.2012 , Posted by
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What is there to do in Russia for fun? There is the drinking of good vodka (or bad if you live in Siberia), clubbing all night in Moscow or “Skywalking.” Yes, it’s not something involving lightsabers or dancing funky around cars, but rather climbing to ultra high points and taking photographs of being there.

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Vitaly Raskolov is just one the best “Skywalkers” in the growing trend. Climbing cranes and bridges over 1000 feet tall with no safety equipment, Vitaly’s photographs are mind boggling. The fact that he is still alive after all the positions he has taken on these high points is amazing. Below are some photographs of his escapades on the Russky Island Bridge

Check out more of Vitaly’s crazy photography here.

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Shawn Saleme

Written by Shawn Saleme



Shawn Saleme is a full time writer for Visual News. Having traveled to over 50 countries, his international escapades continue to influence his writing and perspective. When not in a foreign territory, he makes his home in his native San Francisco Bay Area. Become friends with him on Facebook and invite him to share drinks and stories with you.

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