The overall winner of today’s Scale the Strat 2016 is Sproule Love, age 44 of New York, New York. He climbed the iconic Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas, Nevada in 7 minutes and 22 seconds (Photo credit: Cashman Photo).
If that sounds familiar it’s because Love was the winner of Scale the Strat 2015, and posted the EXACT same time of 7 minutes and 22 seconds.
Scale the Strat is an extreme stair climb to benefit the American Lung Association in Nevada. This year, a record 650+ climbers registered to climb and the fundraiser is expected to raise more than $215,000 for the non profit’s mission of promoting lung health and preventing lung disease. Fundraising continues online until March 28, 2016 at www.ScaletheStrat.com.
Stratosphere Tower is 108 floors, 1,455 steps and is the highest building west of the Mississippi River.
This is the eighth year for Scale the Strat, and a record year in terms of participants and dollars raised.