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Posts Tagged ‘Jim Cantore’

WCSC Interviews Student Who Was Kneed in the Groin by Jim Cantore: ‘He Got Me Good’

jim cantore charleston incidentWhat’s it like to get kneed in the groin by Jim Cantore on live television? Charleston CBS affiliate WCSC talks to Colin Marcelli, the college student who knows the answer to that question after he charged Cantore during a live shot this week.

“He probably thought I was trying to tackle him or something, but really I was just trying to run into the frame,” Marcelli said. “He just put up a swift knee to try and defend himself. He got me good.”

Marcelli called the incident his “15 minutes of fame” and said he would “100 percent do it again.” Watch Marcelli’s interview here.

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The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore Surprised by Thunder Snow, Again

Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore sure seems to experience a lot of lightning and thunder on-camera, even for a weather guy.

Covering the snowy thunderstorm in Chicago this week, Cantore jumped in surprise as thunder and lightning cracked across the sky (video above).

It turns out that this type of thing happens to him a lot.  Here’s another snowy thunderstorm from 1996…

And here’s some more thunder snow from 2008… Read more