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  1. LES lineworkers compete in Nebraska Lineworkers Rodeo

    LINCOLN – Electric lineworkers from across Nebraska competed this weekend at the 3rd Annual Nebraska Lineworkers Rodeo at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. Lincoln Electric System took second place overall in the journeyman category and first place overall in the apprentice category.

    Teams representing eight utilities from across the state competed in events that test skills in a timed setting emphasizing safety, excellence and integrity. Events include hurt man rescue and service drop installation, among others.

    LES winners were:

    JOURNEYMAN (experienced lineman division)

    Hurt Man Rescue
    Second Place – LES Team #1: Wes Gyhra and Andy Rolf

    Overall
    Second Place – LES Team #1: Wes Gyhra and Andy Rolf

    APPRENTICE

    Hurt Man Rescue
    First Place – Brent Foxhoven
    Second Place – Cole Sokol

    Conductor Tie-in
    Second Place – Cole Sokol
    Third Place – Jason Eisenmann

    Service Drop Install
    Second Place – Brent Foxhoven

    Written Test
    First Place – Luke Blomendahl
    Second Place – Andrew Urkoski
    Third Place – Cole Sokol

    Overall
    First Place – Luke Blomendahl
    Second Place – Andrew Urkoski
    Third Place – Cole Sokol

    Twenty Nebraska journeyman lineworkers and 16 apprentices competed this year. To learn more about the Nebraska Lineworkers Rodeo, visit www.nelinerodeo.com  or www.facebook.com/nelinerodeo.