Wednesday 5 October 2022 09:37 PM Dapper daredevil filmed jumping along top of NYC building is contractor who ... trends now

Wednesday 5 October 2022 09:37 PM Dapper daredevil filmed jumping along top of NYC building is contractor who ... trends now
Wednesday 5 October 2022 09:37 PM Dapper daredevil filmed jumping along top of NYC building is contractor who ... trends now

Wednesday 5 October 2022 09:37 PM Dapper daredevil filmed jumping along top of NYC building is contractor who ... trends now

A dapper daredevil who was filmed running along the top of a 23-story New York City building has been unmasked as a contractor who waterproofs skyscrapers.

Joe Smizaski, 60, was recorded on the phone and taking pictures on top of the West Street Building in Manhattan on Tuesday.

The heart-stopping footage showed him later leap from turret to turret before climbing back inside through a window 324ft above the road.

Now, his family has revealed his identity to DailyMail.com and said he was there to fix a leak in an apartment on the 22nd floor.

Andrea, who said it was her place he was called to, told how he had arrived to help before casually undertaking the daring task.

Joe Smizaski, 60, was recorded on the phone and taking pictures on top of the West Street Building in Manhattan on Tuesday

Joe Smizaski, 60, was recorded on the phone and taking pictures on top of the West Street Building in Manhattan on Tuesday

The heart-stopping footage showed him later leap from turret to turret before climbing back inside through a window 324ft above the road

The heart-stopping footage showed him later leap from turret to turret before climbing back inside through a window 324ft above the road

Marissa Fazendeiro, who is Smizaski's girlfriend's daughter in law, told DailyMail.com: 'It is real, he does this for a living'

Marissa Fazendeiro, who is Smizaski's girlfriend's daughter in law, told DailyMail.com: 'It is real, he does this for a living'

Marissa Fazendeiro, who is Smizaski's girlfriend's daughter in law, told DailyMail.com: 'It is real, he does this for a living.'

She said he was a contractor who is listed as a Director at Standard Restoration & Waterproofing Co. and Rosenwach Tank Co., a firm that services water towers.

But resident Andrea, who called her super to get her skylight fixed as it leaked water, cast doubt on the video.

She told DailyMail.com the filmmaker who posted the video apparently used trickery to make it look like he took several jumps when he allegedly did not.

'The video doesn't make any sense if you really look at it,' she

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