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Hunrqreds of cars are strung along U.S. highway 81
south of Fort Worth where some 40 parachutsists
have gathered at nearby Luck field to take part
in a game that rivals sports-car racing or ski-
jumping for $kill ant; thrills. X* kkzzklrkZk
is a sport that attracts all kings of men. 'Venty-
nine-yer--old George Mulcahy operates a nuclear
reactor at Los Alamos, NPW Mexico, And Bill Cas-
sin, 27, is a University of Texas law student.
Mulcahy has jumped 148 times, Cassin, 99 times;.
22-year-old Richard Trickey has made only six
'Russel 14arlett of H(ustan will do tor9Py % long-
est delay jump---30 secon a from an altitude of
7 thousand feet.
This jumper con-litions himself for the position
he hopes to be in when he leaves his airplane
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Jump], item, December 27, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc959716/m1/1/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.