First to climb 8,800 meters on a climbing wall

7:22 a.m. on March 16, 2011 (EDT)
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Briggs and Lancaster during their longest climb. (Images: Laura Marie Linck) Remember the two British guys who wanted to climb the equivalent of Mount Everest on an artificial wall? Well, Tom Lancaster and Jonny Briggs did it last weekend, each climbing more than 8,800 meters on a 24-foot wall outside the British Leisure Show. Lancaster gets the nod for completing the distance (29,040 feet/8,851 ...

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12:12 p.m. on March 19, 2011 (EDT)
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This is an incredible feat, but it must have been boring. Hats off for what they did for charity.

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