Stomach-churning footage shows daredevil rooftopper swinging 40 floors above the ground

A daredevil rooftopper has filmed a stomach-churning video as he precariously hangs 40 FLOORS above the ground.

Oleg Cricket scales the building

Oleg Cricket scales the building

Pseudonymous OlegCricket can be seen hanging from his friend’s arm, swinging back and forth with nothing to catch him if he falls.

At one point in the breath-taking footage, Oleg, from Russia, can be seen running from side to side, using the building’s facade for traction.

Ilya Bagaev hangs over the side of a building

Ilya Bagaev hangs over the side of a building

The footage was shot in Yekaterinburg, Russia, with Oleg claiming he had complete faith in his friend, Ilya Bagaev, not to drop him.

Though the video is enough to make most feel dizzy, Oleg insists he was never in fear.

Oleg Cricket scales the building

Oleg Cricket scales the building

Performing such stunts require incredible upper body and mental strength.

In another video – shot in Moscow – Oleg can be seen hopping between gaps in a roof, 30 floors in the air.

Such stunts have seen the fearless rooftopper gain nearly 100,000 followers on Instagram – his YouTube videos received millions of hits.

Oleg Cricket forward rolls to the edge of the building

Oleg Cricket forward rolls to the edge of the building

He said: “At the time of shooting I felt fine.

“I was not thinking about fear or any other emotions – there was no time.

Oleg Cricket scales the building

Oleg Cricket scales the building

“Most people react – and will react – negatively, but they don’t understand the other side of my thinking.

“They are taught that it’s scary, and something people are accustomed to, but it’s a different philosophy to know what I’m doing.”