A Raptor's Rookie Couldn't Handle The CN Tower's Glass Floor Yesterday (VIDEO)
Fans can't help but relate.
With the CN Tower being one of Toronto's main attractions, it's a right of passage to travel to the top. However, sometimes the glass floor, which towers 112 stories high, can scare some who aren't used to the towering heights. This week, a Toronto Raptors rookie was in for a scare after embracing his inner Canadian at the top of the national landmark.
It’s not unusual to see nervous tourists trying to work up the courage to step onto the glass floor, which gives you a view of the city below — that was the exact situationfound himself in yesterday.
As a baller, Hollis-Jefferson is used to tackling the extreme pressure of playing in the NBA. However, put the Toronto Raptor 1,122 feet above the ground on a glass floor, and well, it gets to be a little too much for him.
A short clip was shared on Instagram on Monday afternoon with the caption, “This ain’t it bruh."
In the video, which has now been viewed thousands of times, Hollis-Jefferson can be seen scooting across the floor as his legs rest on the glass portion.
As the 25-year-old begins to slowly slide onto the glass, he can be seen anxiously smiling and looking up toward the ceiling.
“I’m on it, I’m on it,” he can be heard exclaiming before bailing out.
The video was later shared on the team’s Twitter page where fans related to the Raptors rookie.
“Man, my first time, I grabbed a random stranger and held on. This shit is no joke,” wrote a supportive fan.
“I had my son with me, he was young, and he did it, so I didn’t want to show him fear so did it too. I hated it, worst feeling looking down. But no way I crawl on it, I want to be able to get my ass off there ASAP,” added another.
Thankfully, Hollis-Jeffersonduring his experience.
The Raptors face off against the Portland Trail Blazers at 7:00 p.m. tonight.