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Santa Claus Rappelling Incident

Santa Claus has a rappelling incident at a Florida Shopping Mall. Warning: white beard and rappel device problem, may not be suitable for young viewers.


It appears that Santa goes hands-free, trusting his beard jammed in the rap device to keep him up. The video is a bit unclear, but it seems lucky that this incident did not have a worse outcome.

According to CBS news in Florida, Santa was eventually able to get himself down. He descended, told the traumatized children that he was really an elf and introduced the "real' Santa. He should have downloaded Petzl's classic Tech Tips for Saint Nick (PDF).

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on 12/17/11
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