Rooftop selfies: Russian model poses on top of some of the tallest structures in Hong Kong and China

Daredevil shares her breathtaking rooftop selfies with 208,000 Instagram followers

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 24 August, 2016, 12:16pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 24 August, 2016, 1:29pm

A Russian model and photographer has dramatically raised the stakes for selfie aficionados by posing precariously on top of some of Hong Kong’s tallest structures.

Enjoy every moment #hongkong #girl #rooftop #roof By @beerkus

A photo posted by Angela Nikolau (@angela_nikolau) on Aug 5, 2016 at 11:28pm PDT

After a recent visit, the Moscow-based Angela Nikolau shared images with her 208,000 followers on Instagram of her posing on the edge of a Central skyscraper and on top of Tsing Ma Bridge, along with a video of the woman doing acrobatics on the edge of a tall building.

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A video posted by Angela Nikolau (@angela_nikolau) on Aug 19, 2016 at 10:57pm PDT

Nikolau and a fellow daredevil also filmed themselves climbing their way to the top of the world’s tallest construction site, in Tianjin in the northeast of China – 640m off the ground.

On Instagram, the 23-year-old daredevil says her mantra is: “No limit, no control.”

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Rooftopping, as the practice of gaining access to the highest levels of buildings is known, has exploded in popularity among thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies in recent years, leading to deaths in countries such as Russia and the US. And with more skyscrapers than any other city on earth, Hong Kong has become a magnet for rooftoppers, attracting daredevils from all around the world.

Tsing Ma bridge #hongkong #selfie #roof #rooftop

A photo posted by Angela Nikolau (@angela_nikolau) on Aug 8, 2016 at 2:16am PDT

Spire selfie #china #rooftop #roof #tianjin

A photo posted by Angela Nikolau (@angela_nikolau) on Jul 31, 2016 at 12:16pm PDT