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Old 09-29-2014, 01:10 PM   #1
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Another cool video - Climbing 190' mast

Hereís some GoPro video of a cadet at Russiaís 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, 01:30 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, 09:54 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 09-29-2014, 11:35 PM   #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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