35 Years Ago Today: Dan Goodwin Climbs The Sears Tower

On May 25th, 1981, the entire city of Chicago stopped and watched the impossible happen.

Dan Goodwin, a rogue climber dressed a Spiderman, began scaling the Sears Tower without any safety equipment and without any discernible motive on Memorial Day ’81.

It wasn’t until after he reached the top that he revealed he was trying to bring attention to the fact that firefighters and emergency responders couldn’t reach people on the highest floors of a skyscraper during an emergency.

Check out the video below:

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