Teen verus icicle, icicle wins

Dominic Petti, 14 yrs looks up at icicles at his SW Calgary, Alta. home where he was hit on the...

Dominic Petti, 14 yrs looks up at icicles at his SW Calgary, Alta. home where he was hit on the bridge of his nose by one as he tried to clear them with his hockey stick on Monday March 31, 2014. Stuart Dryden/Calgary Sun/QMI Agency

Bill Kaufmann, Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 1:09 AM ET

CALGARY - Striking back at a relentless Old Man Winter backfired on Calgary teen Dominic Petti.

Among the legions of Calgarians fed up with the lingering deep freeze, Petti said he decided to take matters into his own hands Sunday night.

Using one of winter’s iconic implements, he slashed at a nearly one metre-long icicle hanging from the eavestrough of his Altadore home, and was quickly penalized.


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