Climbing instructor scales utility pole, electrocutes self

Well, what can you say about something like this?

Sykose Extreme Sports News

English: Utility pole in the People's Republic...

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9 — A Minneapolis man was critically hurt Wednesday when thrown to the ground in flames after touching a power line on a utility pole he climbed, officials said.

City police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington said the victim, Steven C. McKinney, 24, described as a professional climbing instructor, “climbed up the utility pole, came into contact with live wires, accidentally electrocuted himself and was knocked to the ground,” the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

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