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In pictures: Dubai's Team Angel Wolf completed the #ClimbWithRio challenge

Father-son duo attempted to walk up and down the stairs of their home a staggering 118 times - the equivalent of climbing the world's tallest tower - the Burj Khalifa. The idea behind the challenge was to inspire people to stay at home, stay safe and stay fit during the Covid-19 pandemic.

In pictures: Dubai's Team Angel Wolf completed the #ClimbWithRio challenge

Team AngelWolf’s Nick Watson and his son Rio accomplished the Climb With Rio challenge this weekend in 4 hours and 43 minutes. 

In pictures: Dubai's Team Angel Wolf completed the #ClimbWithRio challenge

Father Nick walked 118 times up and down the stairs of their home, the equivalent of climbing the Burj Khalifa, with son Rio, who is a Person of Determination, strapped on his back.

In pictures: Dubai's Team Angel Wolf completed the #ClimbWithRio challenge

Thousands of people joined the Team Angel Wolf challenge, helping to participate in their own way over the weekend via Instagram and Facebook live.

In pictures: Dubai's Team Angel Wolf completed the #ClimbWithRio challenge

As part of the initiative, Nick and Rio encouraged people from all over the world to get involved and take on their own climb-a-thon, by choosing an iconic landmark, without having to leave their homes.

In pictures: Dubai's Team Angel Wolf completed the #ClimbWithRio challenge

Schools challenged their children and entire families walked together up and down the stairs of their homes to see how many times the combined efforts could complete the Burj Khalifa climb.

In pictures: Dubai's Team Angel Wolf completed the #ClimbWithRio challenge

There was also lots of support from others around the world which created a truly inclusive event.