How Hard Can It Be?


Franklin Correa and Raul Ortiz hold on tightly to the greased up flag pole as teammate Jordan Dickerson climbs up over them on his way to the top. This group was the first group to attempt the climb during Sunday’s annual Greased Pole Competition at the Festival Betances in the South End last weekend. The weekend-long Festival Betances, run by IBA, has been continuously running since 1973.

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