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Old 09-29-2014, 02:10 PM   #1
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Another cool video - Climbing 190' mast

Here’s some GoPro video of a cadet at Russia’s Murmansk State Technical University climbing a 58-meter mast onboard the STS Sedov, a steel-hulled barque and one of the largest training vessels in the world.
The Sedov was originally built in Kiel, Germany for the commercial shipping company F.A. Vinnen & Co. and will in 2015 be celebrating its 95th birthday.


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Old 09-29-2014, 02:30 PM   #2
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Not for me, thank you! I get queasy just looking out the window of our third floor attic.

I don't know what would be worse: climbing a 190' mast of a ship pitching and rolling on the sea or climbing a 1,768' transmission tower on land. I would imagine the top of a 1,700' tower must sway a bit as well.
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:54 PM   #3
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What's the scientific name for nausea watching a video?

Will never find me up there!
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Old 09-30-2014, 12:35 AM   #4
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I was worried about the guys climbing the transmission tower until I noticed they where wearing gloves and helmets. Kinda takes the danger out of the exercise now doesn't it?
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