Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Wade's Happy in Clouds; NO PANICS: Window Cleaner Gets Best Views on the Gold Coast

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Wade's Happy in Clouds; NO PANICS: Window Cleaner Gets Best Views on the Gold Coast

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Byline: Loris Gordon loris.gordon@mydailynews.com.au

SYMPTOMS of acrophobia or a fear of heights are nausea, a thumping heart rate and trembling limbs but Gold Coast man Wade Perry doesn't even break a sweat.

On a daily basis Mr

Perry scales the tallest buildings of the border region attached to nothing but a system of safety ropes and gets paid to do it. He is a window cleaner with Getting Hire and when he spoke to The Daily News he was hanging off the side of a building at Bond University.

aI'm not bothered by the height,a Mr Perry said. aWhether it's one storey or 80 storeys it's all the same.a

He likes getting away from the hustle and bustle of traffic many metres below and said the job had one of the best perks around.

aWe spend our lunch breaks looking out at the best views from the rooftops,a he said. …

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