Shocking video shows man jumping across rooftop of NYC high-rise

A well-dressed daredevil was seen mysteriously jumping between awnings of a Financial District high-rise before climbing into a window on Tuesday.

In a viral video shared by Emmy Award-winning film director Erik Ljung, a man wearing a suit and dress shoes seems to casually talk on the phone as he stands on the awning of a window at the 115-year-old 90 West St. building.

“Usually it’s like a teenage kid that does sh– like this,” one man can be heard saying in the video.

“Yeah, but it’s an older dude wearing a suit,” another responds.

The adventurer hangs up the call before leaping across four more awnings, each designed with dramatic slopes and no protective barrier preventing the man from falling down the 23-story drop to the street below.

Luckily, he lands each jump with ease before crawling back to safety through an unlocked window.

“I have no idea what dude was doing,” Ljung wrote on Instagram. “He was already hopping around from awning to awning when we first saw him.”

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The man was seen running along the window awnings in the Financial District.

daredevil seen running ontop of high rise in manhattan
The man casually leapt despite the rainy and windy weather.

daredevil seen running ontop of high rise in manhattan
The man was seen jumping on the 23rd story of the 90 West St. building.

Calls by The Post to the building’s superintendent were not immediately returned.

The shocked group of people talking in the background of Ljung’s video attempt to theorize why the man would be dangerously jumping on one of the city’s oldest skyscrapers.

One of the witnesses questions whether the man is a security guard, while another likens the feat to parkour.

“New York City, baby,” one onlooker comments.

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