Dailies | Reporter Splits Pants and Injures Pride on Live TV (Video)

Traffic reporter goes toe-to-toe with a cheerleader and loses

A traffic reporter for the NBC Affiliate in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was humbled when he challenged a high school cheerleader to a toe touch contest and lost.

WXII reporter Chris Lea thought he could out jump the cheerleader but his pants had other plans.

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Lea performed an impressive toe touch but he also did catastrophic damage to his slacks as he jumped into the air. The cheerleader and several others got a good laugh. As for Lea, his pants and pride are presumably on the mend.

Watch his wardrobe malfunction in the video above.