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Stunt Pilot’s Daredevil Act On 88 Ft. Long Monument Has a Nostalgic Roger Federer and Andre Agassi Connection to It

Published 03/16/2023, 9:19 AM EDT

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The iconic Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai has already become one of the favorite spots for many athletes in the sporting community. A slew of fans recently witnessed an unbelievable stunt on the helipad of that hotel. It was the Red Bull Air Race pilot, Łuke Czepiela, who pulled one of his antics at a bizarre location in Dubai.

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This is not the first time when the sporting realm saw an athlete’s performance at the Burj Al Arab hotel. In 2005, the helipad, located at more than 200 meters above sea level, saw two of the greatest tennis players, Roger Federer and Andre Agassi, facing off each other at miles above the ground. Here’s what you need to know about this iconic spot and the athletes associated with it.

Team Red Bull pulls off an unbelievable stunt on a helipad associated with Roger Federer


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In the previous season, Red Bull amused the entire sporting community by breaking the record as they flew one of their planes through a tunnel at an incredible speed of 150 miles per hour. Now, once again, they pulled off another unbelievable stunt at a bizarre location.

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The Polish pilot, Luke Czepiela, landed his plane on top of the helipad at levels 56 stories high & only 88 feet long. It was the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai that once again saw another incredible antic on their helipad. The Red Bull Air Race pilot has already made his mark during various aerobatics competitions in the community.


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Now, he has once again delighted the audience by landing his plane miles above at the helipad that is associated with the Swiss tennis legend, Roger Federer. Just like Czepiela, the former tennis ace also pulled something dangerous as he squared off with Andre Agassi at the helipad with no fencing or safety boundaries.


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Who won that iconic match between Federer and Agassi in Dubai?

In 2005,  Federer and Agassi were two of the biggest names on the ATP Tour given their triumphs on the tennis court. Notably, the Dubai Tennis Championships officials persuaded the tennis greats to play at that iconic location in order to entice more spectators during the event.

With his usual performance, the 20 singles Grand Slam champion ousted Agassi, 6-3, 6-1. Their match at the Dubai hotel is still regarded as one of the most iconic events in the tennis community.


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Written by:

Anurag Gusain


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Anurag Gusain is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in English from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi University. Being a huge tennis fan, he enjoys watching superstar Rafael Nadal play.
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Deepika Bhaduri