Duke Energy line technicians compete in Fla. Lineman's Rodeo

Top winners secure spot in international competition

(Photo courtesy of Duke Energy)

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – Duke Energy line technicians competed in the Florida Lineman's Rodeo Saturday morning.

The rodeo took place at Duke Energy's Winter Garden training complex at 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.


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Line workers teamed up and competed in several events such as hurt-man rescues, equipment repairs and pole climbs, Duke Energy officials said. They were judged on speed, agility, technique and safety procedures.

Duke Energy officials said the top winners in Saturday's competition secured a spot in the International Lineman's Rodeo competition in Bonner Springs, Kansas. That competition is set to take place in October.

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