Rugby workers in pole position.THREE electricity linesmen from Rugby will try to climb the slippery pole to international fame next weekend as they cross the Atlantic.
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In June this year, the trio entered the Lineman's Challenge, which tests workers' speed and safety.
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They will fly to Kansas City Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW Mo. (inc. 1850). on Tuesday to prepare for the 18th International Lineman's Rodeo.
Pete, aged 45, of New Bilton New Bilton is a place in Warwickshire, in England. It is a suburb of Rugby, situated to the west of the town centre. The nearby village of Bilton has also been absorbed into Rugby.
New Bilton comprises mostly Victorian terraced housing. , said: "We basically have to do what we do every day of our lives and we're tested on our speed, efficiency and safety.
"We are looking forward to taking the Americans on again."
A spokesman at ABB, in Cottage Leap, Rugby, said: "It's a huge event in America so our guys are going over to fly the British flag."
AIMING FOR THE TOP: Rugby linesmen (from left) Pete King, Dave Spicknell and Doug Webb, who are flying to Kansas to to compete in the International Lineman's Rodeo next Saturday. Picture: LISA The first personal computer to include integrated software and use a graphical interface. Modeled after the Xerox Star and introduced in 1983 by Apple, it was ahead of its time, but never caught on due to its $10,000 price and slow speed. CAREY