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Video: The Problem With Reporting On The Venice Boardwalk

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Mike Amor is an Australian war correspondent who has reported on the Libyan rebellion, the Gaza war and two Fijan coups, but it was a skater on the Venice boardwalk that almost took him out.

Amor, now a US correspondent with Channel 7 in Australia, was discussing hoverboards next to a skate park on the boardwalk when a skateboard came hurtling toward him and knocked him over. It looks like it gave his head a pretty nasty whack, but immediately after he assured everyone: "I'm okay, I'm okay."

He was able to finish the report with nothing more than a bump on his head—and a bruised ego:

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