Lai Chi-wai climbing skyscraper in HongKong.

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Hongkong: Paraplegic Climbs Skyscraper On Wheelchair

In an incredible show of strength and tenacity, Hongkong's paraplegic climber Lai Chi-wai climbed over 250 metres of the Nina Tower in Kowloon city on January 16. Strapped to his wheelchair due to accidental-paralysis, Lai pulled himself up for 10 hours to raise $670,639 for spinal cord patients. Although unsuccessful in completing the climb of 300 metres, Lai hoped to deliver the message that the paralyzed "don't have to be viewed as weak… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 03:14 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: HONGKONG, Kowloon, Paraplegia, Lai Chi-wai

Courtesy: The Indian Express