China’s daredevil dies while performing stunt on rooftop of 62-storey building


Twenty-six-year-old Wu Yongning gathered a huge fan following on Weibo, a Chinese social media platform, after posting short-timed videos of his stunts that he performed without safety nets. He last updated his Weibo account on November 8.

Wu’s girlfriend confirmed his death on Weibo on December 8 only a month after his death, according to the China News.

The news report said Wu died performing the dangerous stunt on the Huayuan Hua Centre in Changsha of Hunan province. In the video, Wu can be seen doing pull-ups at the top of the building and then losing his grip and falling from the great height.

According to South China Morning Post, Wu’s uncle said that the daredevil was going to use the prize money from his last stunt for his wedding, and medical treatment of his mother.


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