Crane Operator Rodeo Rounds Up Winners

550 CONEXPO attendees compete on simulators, a truck crane and a rigging skills test

In the Gold Lot at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011, Maximum Capacity Media hosted its first Crane Operator Rodeo, which was designed to bring attention to the importance of training and safe crane operation. Operators demonstrated their skills on mobile crane simulators and a Liebherr LTF 1045-4.1 truck crane. A rigger's test was also conducted.

More than 550 CONEXPO attendees participated in the rodeo. 

Grand Champion: Wes Dowd, Davis Crane Service

Top Crane Operator: Brian Showalter, CSE Inc.

Top Simulator Operator: Jeremy Mellott, Digging & Rigging Inc.

Top Rigger: Wes Dowd, Davis Crane Service

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