Gov. Hickenlooper rappels Denver skyscraper to raise money for cancer research

Gov. John Hickenlooper put aside a self-professed fear of heights and rappelled from the rooftop of a downtown Denver skyscraper Thursday to help raise money for the Cancer League of Colorado.

Hickenlooper, donning an orange Broncos jersey, went “Over the Edge” of 1600 Glenarm Place, a 32-story, 384-foot tall residential tower on the 16th Street Mall.

After the descent, Hickenlooper, sweaty and smiling, said he was relieved to be back on solid ground.

“I wouldn’t say I was the...

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