Leilani

By Leilani

LifeBuzz Staff

Teen Who Illegally Climbed The World Trade Centre Is At It Again, And It’s Scarier.

Three to five percent of all people live with acrophobia, the fear of heights. It is one of the most common phobias listed just after the fear of public speaking. Meanwhile, 19-year-old daredevil Justin Casquejo of New Jersey seems to be quite fond of them.

Casquejo was once busted for breaking into the World Trade Center. Despite concerns, he continues to climb tall structures and post about them on social media. He has a following of over 43 thousand people on Instagram, where he lists his goals: to spread love, create art that inspires and make deep human connections.

He has managed to get past highly secured areas, including one with four guards. Although he has faced possible charges of misdemeanor trespassing, others point out that lax security was the problem, not him.

From his latest updates, it looks like we can expect to see more of Casquejo waving from such great heights. Find more details below.

Some kids dream of becoming daredevils.

Justin Casquejo, a 19-year-old from Weehawken, New Jersey, is living that dream. At 16, he snuck past security and onto the top of one of the most famous buildings in the world.

Some kids dream of becoming daredevils.

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The building was none other than One World Trade Center.

At the time, Casquejo was able to slip past a sleeping guard, who has since been fired, and through a hole in a Ground Zero fence at 4 a.m. one Sunday morning.

From there, he took an elevator to the top of the tower, thanks to an oblivious operator. The WTC was under construction at the time.

He was eventually caught but after apologizing to the judge, he was given 30 days of community service and counseling, a mere slap on the wrist.

The building was none other than One World Trade Center.

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Since then he has posted pictures of himself climbing some of the area's tallest buildings. Turns out getting busted didn't stop him from reaching his goals.

He has checked off skyscrapers in Times Square, Columbus Circle, and others near the Empire State Building and the George Washington Bridge. He calls himself "limitless" on Instagram.

Since then he has posted pictures of himself climbing some of the area's tallest buildings. Turns out getting busted didn't stop him from reaching his goals.

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Here's what others have to say about his actions.

After the World Trade Center incident, Justin's father expressed disappointment. He did not have a lot to say except that he hoped his son had learned his lesson and was worried for him.

At the same time, one of his neighbors said, "He wants to go to Dubai to do it." No matter what they had to say, they viewed him as unstoppable.

A classmate said she thought it was "cool" and saw no problem with his extreme stunts. But police have been keeping a close tab on him.

Here's what others have to say about his actions.

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His latest video features him climbing another tall New York building.

He's sitting at the top, holding nothing for support. In one hand, he holds a selfie stick. He can be heard saying, "You guys have no idea how beautiful this is."

His latest video features him climbing another tall New York building.

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