SRP’s apprentice linemen had a strong showing at the 34th annual International Lineman’s Rodeo, with six placing in the top 10 of the municipal division.
Journeyman linemen and apprentice linemen from around the world competed in the event, held near Kansas City, Kansas, on Oct. 14. The rodeo tests their safety training and technical skills in specific areas of line work, such as pole climbing and hurt-man rescues.
Journeyman Team in Municipal Division (40 teams)
› 8th place: Chris Buhr, Daniel Mathus and Jason Rippey
Apprentice in Municipal Division (68 competitors)
› 1st place: Nate Finken
› 3rd place: Jeff Weller
› 4th place: Chris Johnson
› 6th place: Shaun Rico
› 8th place: Caden Kerby
› 9th place: Cory Myers
Apprentice Best of the Best (313 competitors)
› 9th place: Nate Finken
Apprentice Pole Climb (313 competitors)
› 8th place: Nate Finken
For the full results, visit linemansrodeokc.com.