“Have you ever regretted doing it?” Asked Stephanie Sierra of ABC7.
“No … it was fun,” DesChamps said. “I’ll do it again.”
The college student measured the 1,070-foot-tall building, while at the same time stopping using his phone from time to time to post videos on social media. He told ABC7 that he planned to climb for a month using Google Maps to evaluate the building.
DesChamps arrived in SFO early Tuesday morning from Las Vegas, where he is currently a senior at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. As soon as he got inside, he took the Uber directly to the Salesforce and started climbing at 9am.
“Are you scared?” Sierra asked.
“No … I cut my legs off, which means I’m bringing your feet off the wall. I’m hanging one out of one hand so I can show a little?” Said DesChamps before laughing. “I wanted to release some videos for them to come out of while I was in prison.”
The anti-abortion activist says he climbed in with the hope of raising $ 1 million to support anti-abortion charities and “save lives.” It is not known how much money was raised.
“These doctors are really killing these kids at the table and leaving them to die,” Des Champ said. “We do not try to shout at women who want to have an abortion. We do not want to criticize them. We want to let them know that there are other ways.”
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Deschamps told ABC7 that it was only wrong to get thirsty and tired at the end of the climb.
According to his website, Des Champ’s other goal is to become a Washington, DC – based obstetrician-gynecologist. Cesare Santangelo should be jailed for abortion.
“I have no regrets,” he said. “We’re sending a message.”
Last year, DesChamps staged a protest at the Area Hotel in Las Vegas Govt Restrictions. He was still arrested, but says the charges were dropped.
The SFPD arrested Des Champ for two misdemeanors – one for trespassing and the other for resisting police investigation and failing to follow police orders to get down or stop. He was cited and released Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Salesforce Website:
- The Salesforce Tower is 1,070 feet high with 61 floors and 1.4 million square feet of office space.
- It takes 39 seconds to travel by elevator from street level to the 61st floor.
- The foundation of the Salesforce Tower is set at a height of 318 feet above the ground.
- 12,000 tons of steel were used in the construction of the Salesforce Tower.
- It took 2.5 million man-hours to build the Salesforce Tower.
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