Popular climber with millions of followers on social media Weibo has fallen to his death while performing a skyscraper stunt in China.

According to reports by BBC News, 26-year-old Wu Yongning died November 8 after he fell from 62-story building in Changsha city.

His death was confirmed by his girlfriend on social media.

Yongning was known to post dramatic videos of himself perched on top of tall buildings without the use of safety equipment.

According to Chinese media reports, he was participating in a challenge to win a substantial amount of money when he recorded the Weibo video.

Yongning had martial arts training, and previously took part in some television and film productions.

The act of “rooftopping” has become increasingly popular across the world, according to the BBC.

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