TODAY   |  June 03, 2013

Boat christening turns dangerous in viral video

An otherwise uneventful ship christening turned into a viral moment after wooden planks broke and went flying toward a cameraman. Fortunately, he only suffered a few bumps and bruises.

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>>> and a video of a ship christening and launch that took place last spring in wisconsin is surging online overnight. in images taken from the front of the boat it slides into the water with an exciting but uneventful splash but the wooden planks breaks upon contact with the water shooting out at the camera man. the camera man reportedly just suffered some bumps and bruises. another spectator reportedly had a broken leg. that looks like a disaster.

>> what a powerful champagne bottle.