Video of a Crazy Horse blast

As I mentioned in my most recent post, a blast was conducted this week at Crazy Horse Memorial. In the video below, you really get a sense of the memorial’s enormous size. The blast was expected to remove 2,044 tons, yet it looks like just a tiny puff of smoke when viewed against the entire mountain.

Korczak’s Day 2010 blast from Crazy Horse Memorial on Vimeo.

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Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest. Seth's day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota's state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.

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