The overall winner of yesterday’s Scale the Strat 2015 is Sproule Love, age 43, of New York City, New York. He climbed the Stratosphere Tower in 7 minutes and 22 seconds! (Photo credit: Cashman Photo).
Scale the Strat is an extreme stair climb to benefit the American Lung Association in Nevada. This year, a record 630 climbers registered. So far, today’s event has raised $212,000 for the non profit’s mission of promoting lung health and preventing lung disease. Fundraising continues online until April 2, 2015 at www.ScaletheStrat.com.
- The iconic Stratosphere Tower is 108 floors, 1,455 steps and is the highest building west of the Mississippi River.
- This is the seventh year for Scale the Strat, and it has been a record year in terms of participants & money raised.