Crazy Guy Takes Epic Selfie at Christ the Redeemer Statue

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Whoa! A man recently climbed to the top of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janiero, Brazil to take the world's most insane selfie. #accomplished.

According to The Huffington Post, the man in the photo is Lee Thompson of The Flash Pack, who "somehow managed to convince the Brazilian tourist board to let him scale the Christ The Redeemer statue". Lee had to climb through some crazy claustrophobic conditions (Imagine the Statue of Liberty on steroids) to reach both Jesus's shoulder and head. The outcome? Well. Worth. It.

If you've ever been to Rio, you know just how breathtakingly beautiful the city is from every angle - whether you're down by the beaches of Ipanema or high atop the hill in Santa Teresa, it's truly magical, and Lee's selfie captures it in all its glory.

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Dan Koday,

Dan Koday is a New York City based writer, editor and digital content expert. His work has been featured in SeventeenLatina, Logo’s NewNowNextCosmoGirl and The Latin Kitchen, amongst many other prestigious publications. Dan is the former Executive Content Director for Latina, responsible for overseeing its digital and print content strategies for Latina – the #1 entertainment, fashion, beauty & lifestyle brand for acculturated U.S. Hispanic women – and – a recipe, entertaining & how-to site that celebrates Latin cuisine.

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