Rappelling in Skydome

“U of T’s friendly neighborhood Spiderman”

By Graham F. Scott, “Varsity” Newspaper

Like many Torontonians, Ivan Kristoff wanted to drop Mel Lastman out of helicopter.

“His staff thought that wasn’t a good idea, though” said Kristoff. So he had to settle for rappelling down a rope form a hovering helicopter, picking Lastman up, depositing the mayor on a rocket-red motorcycle, and speeding him  safety. The original plan- and it would have been a world record- was to take the mayor up with him so they could rappel together onto the waiting souped up Yamaha. Cest li vie.

Read the full story at the University of Toronto “Varsity” Newspaper