Don’t Lean on the Running Rigging

This video has been around for some time, but I smile every time I see it.  Yes, it is in Dutch, but that hardly matters. Watch until the end.  The journalist is interviewing the mayor of the city of Kampen, which is on the the river IJssel.  The interview takes place on what appears to be a sailing vessel and the journalist uses what looks to be a brace line for support.  One word of advice — don’t lean on the running rigging.

Dutch Journalist falls into water while interviewing the mayor…

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One Response to Don’t Lean on the Running Rigging

  1. Phil says:

    Yes, seen it on some TV show or news.
    Couldn’t figure out if it was faked or real.