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Shannon Bryan

mainetoday.com editor Shannon Bryan has a fondness for Maine’s peculiar goings on. And helmet cams. There’s definitely a fondness for helmet cams.   Since she arrived in Maine from the Midwest seven years ago, it’s been her mission to experience it all firsthand – from the cardboard boat races to the paddleboard jousting tournaments. With any luck, she’ll persuade you to try it, too.

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Posted: May 18, 2014

Video: A banana & Superwoman rappel down One City Center during Rappel for Rippleffect

Written by: Shannon Bryan - mainetoday.com editor - sbryan@mainetoday.com


Video by Amelia Kunhardt

Those weren’t window washers hanging from the side of One City Center in Portland on Saturday. Instead, several dozen brave souls rappelled down the 13-story building during Rappel for Rippleffect, a fundraiser for Rippleffect.

Even the morning rains didn’t stop mainetoday.com editor Shannon Bryan and contest winner Monique Lefebvre from taking on the rare (and spectacular!) challenge. And they did it in costume, of course.

For more about Rappel for Rippleffect: rappelforripple.net
For more about Rippleffect: www.rippleffect.net

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