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A 23-year-old Swiss man who wants to become Mr. Switzerland is being hailed as a hero for preventing a bus carrying 11 football supporters from crashing when its driver died behind the wheel.

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Re: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster

Talk about a headline teaser.....

there's no picture of the Mr. Switzerland candidate in the article.

How dare they smash my anticipation of seeing a good-looking Swiss man into smithereens?

Never mind. The Blick has saved the day!

http://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/mis...id1782917.html
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And, what's your verdict ?
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Old 27.02.2012, 17:42
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Re: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster

Too well groomed for my taste, and I'm sorry to say, too young.
Good on him though, a hero!
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Old 27.02.2012, 17:46
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there's no picture of the Mr. Switzerland candidate in the article.

Welcome to amateur hour at The Local........reputation optional.


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And, what's your verdict ?

The man....sorry i mean 'boy' seriously needs to join a gym.........


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How dare they smash my anticipation of seeing a good-looking Swiss man into smithereens?
I think Mr Switzerland is about muscles not looks! Unless you like body builders. Or is that different here?

EDIT: Just looked....yeah, I doubt he's a body builder!!
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Re: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster

He obviously had enough brain muscle to stop the bus.
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And, what's your verdict ?
He doesn't look Swiss.


However, after his heroic feat, he should automatically be placed in the top three but still be expected to pose for the speedo part. Isn't that the most important part of any beauty competition?
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I think Mr Switzerland is about muscles not looks! Unless you like body builders. Or is that different here?

EDIT: Just looked....yeah, I doubt he's a body builder!!
"Mr Switzerland" is about looks and how the person is able to get along with people. Muscles play a relatively minor role. No, it is NOT a bodybuilders-contest. "Too well groomed" however is closer to the point as he, in spite of being mechanic, rather looks like a bank-clerk from the "front-office".

Gym ? The way how he acted shows that his reflection is rapid and his physics up to the point.

This story now of course may help him ahead to some extent
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He doesn't look Swiss.


However, after his heroic feat, he should automatically be placed in the top three but still be expected to pose for the speedo part. Isn't that the most important part of any beauty competition?
"To look Swiss" is not a condition for a "Mr Switzerland"
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Re: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster

Did he lose his eyebrows in this act of heroism?
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"To look Swiss" is not a condition for a "Mr Switzerland"
Mr. Switzerland hopeful, that is

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No, it's when they call for world fleece
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Re: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster

Is that a watch or a satellite dish?

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Re: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster

The coach driver died of a heart attack, but he was working "On the black" on his rest day: he was employed 100% by another company!

http://www.20min.ch/news/kreuz_und_q...hwarz-28861060
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Re: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster

Why would a football need a supporter?
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Haven't you seen his watch?
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Re: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh I always love those story's ,"Hero Passenger saves other passengers !!!" Hero Pilot saves 250 people" what about saving his own Butt ?
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A 23-year-old Swiss man who wants to become Mr. Switzerland is being hailed as a hero for preventing a bus carrying 11 football supporters from crashing when its driver died behind the wheel.

Read the full article: 'Mr. Switzerland' hopeful averts bus disaster
I bet the driver died from horror when he thought about The Local.
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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh I always love those story's ,"Hero Passenger saves other passengers !!!" Hero Pilot saves 250 people" what about saving his own Butt ?
The young man did not want to be a hero and acted out of instinct. He quite obviously simply wanted to stop the bus from crashing. The word "hero" may not be exactly correct, but is possibly the best term availabe.

There is a difference between the two "heroes". This young man acted with an incredibly swift reaction and deciseness, while the "hero pilot" saved those 250 people by employing his professional abilities.

Neither wanted to be a hero, but both did what needed to be done at the right time. If they got praised as "heroes" so be it.

What I do not really like are "Winkelrieds", chaps who go into death "heroically" just to save others.

The young man stated to be soooo sad that he could not do anything for the driver. He before departure had spoken with the driver about the four children of the man, and deeply felt with the berieved children

And only when it was over, got clattering bones and teeth
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