Sport: Balloon Jumping

If you weigh 150 pounds and desire to have fun, you should strap to your back a balloon lifting 100 pounds. Then you are ready to indulge in the sport of balloon jumping.

Walk along the ground with a breeze at your back, approach a fence, bend your knees, spring lightly into the air when you feel the tug of the balloon. You will sail over the fence so easily and land so gently that you will be surprised. Barns and trees can be surmounted with more vigorous leaps, usually requiring a light second push-up...

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