52-’11 / Week Eighteen / April 30 – May 7

Today’s selected image is so appropriate.  It is from a series of images I made at the Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo held at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds today. Linemen teams from power companies all over Georgia test their skills in a variety of competitions.  It is amazing to see how choreographed their actions are and the level of teamwork required to perform everything from street light replacement to hurt man rescue in timed and scored competition. I didn’t get to stay from the awards, but regardless of where they placed, the City of Griffin Power team was absolutely fantastic.

What makes it all the more awesome is that these guys do this for a living everyday of the week. During the aftermath of the April 28th tornado, these guys responded immediately and with skill and professionalism, just like they do following every incident of severe weather. I am grateful and thankful for the City of Griffin Electric Department and for their hard work!

"GA Lineman's Rodeo", copyright 2011 Shannon M Herren, All Rights Reserved

"GA Lineman's Rodeo", copyright 2011 Shannon M Herren, All Rights Reserved

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