Video: The Problem With Reporting On The Venice Boardwalk
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:
My professional life now complete: appearances on CNN, NBC Today Show, Inside Edition, TMZ & even Perez Hilton. Ugh— Mike Amor (@mikeamor7) November 21, 2014