Three linemen from Decatur County REMC competed at the Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo, held Aug. 24-25 in Danville. The two-day event showcased the skills and safety training of electric cooperative lineworkers.
The linemen competed in events that test skills such as pole climbing, hurt man rescue and safely changing electric line hardware. A total of 28 teams and 102 individuals from 24 Indiana electric cooperatives competed in this year’s event.
Collin Crabtree, Larry Downey and Joe Vanderbur represented Decatur County REMC at the rodeo. Crabtree placed third overall in the Individual Journeyman category.