California tree trimmer holds on tight for wild palm tree ride

A Redlands tree trimmer is seen in a video that has gone viral holding on tight during a wild palm tree ride.

ByMahmoud Mohamed via KABC logo
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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Viral video shows arborist on the very top of a palm tree holding on tight after cutting the palm fronds free.

REDLANDS, Calif. -- Video of a Redlands, California, tree trimmer has gone viral online. The arborist can be seen at the very top of a palm tree, which is precariously bending down.

As soon as he cuts the palm fronds free, the trunk whips back -- taking him on quite the ride. Onlookers recorded and screamed, watching him hold on tight as the tree rebounded.

He eventually would climb down to safety.

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