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Instagram model snaps death-defying portraits

Feb 21, 2017, 6:01 AM
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A rather ambitious stunt by an Instagram model has resulted in jaw-dropping photos and video.

As seen on USA Today’s For the Win, Russian model Viki Odintcova went to extreme heights — literally — to take photos in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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In addition to her above video, she also posted this photo. The caption, in Russian, reads, in part: “I still can not believe I did it.”

The model’s Instagram and other social media feature plenty of samples of her modeling, but none like the one in Dubai, hundreds of feet above the ground.

The stunt eventually led to a Forbes column that condemned Odintcova’s daredevil feat. Bu wherever you stand on the matter, one thing seems certain: It took some guts.

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