Thursday, June 16, 2011
Skyscraper rappelling comes to downtown Fort Worth
Feel like jumping off the XTO Energy building?
In what is surely one of the more unique events to ever take place in the central city, next Friday Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. will be holding a fundraiser. Rather than some dinner or golf course event, they decided to take advantage of the downtown setting … by having people rappel down a 26-story skyscraper.
Over the Edge – Downtown Fort Worth will send people down the facade of 714 Main, the freshly-restored historic skyscraper owned by XTO Energy at the corner of 7th & Main. There are spots for 80 participants – you can sign up as a solo participant, or pool money and send somebody from your company or organization. It isn’t especially cheap – participant slots start at $1,000 – but it will undoubtedly be an experience you’re not going to forget anytime soon.
(And yes, this does make the Onion-esque DFWian site’s “Dallas and Fort Worth Drop Streetcar Plans in Favor of Badass Urban Ziplines” story seem oddly prescient.)
For more info, or to register, visit OvertheEdgeFortWorth.com.
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