Sport: Yumper

When a grinning, 19-year-old Norwegian named Torger Tokle landed in Manhattan two years ago, he was met by his older brother, Kyrre, who drove him to his farm in Noroton, Conn. Next day, Brother Kyrre was to compete in a ski-jumping meet at nearby Bear Mountain Park. "I yump too," said Torger. Yump he did—and broke the hill record.

In his native Lokken Verk, where every other 12-year-old can jump 150 ft., Torger

Tokle was just another ski rider. But in the U. S. he was a sensation. Here was a greenhorn who could jump...

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