Why Did No One Tell Us About the Forklift Rodeo in Longview?
In Longview at Maude Cobb convention center Tuesday, February 12, there was an event called Forklift Rodeo according to KLTV. Um, why was I not told about this? I'm very disappointed in you East Texas.
So, yeah, I'm a little over excited about this but I've always had a fascination about forklifts. I've always wanted to learn to drive and operate one. There's just something about putting those forks into a 1,000 pound pallet and lifting it 20 feet to it's shelf.
This competition was part of Longview's Industry Appreciation Month. It involved two courses that tested a forklift driver's speed and precision driving skills. And apparently, this competition has been in Longview before as this was the first one in a few years.
I'm gonna have to figure out how to get on a mailing list for this event because I will be there to witness this next year. Maybe I can get a lesson or two in how to drive a forklift, too.