Fads: Leave the Riding to Gus

The Sigma Chis at Colorado State have invented a sweetheart of a sport. They call it "parachute riding," and it works like this: first a parachute is laid out on the ground with all the shroud lines straight; then it is harnessed to the rider, who stands, sits or stretches out on a flat piece of heavy cardboard. Helpers then lift the chute so that it can fill with wind—all the while chanting "Come and help, Gus!" (the name for springtime gusts in the Rockies)—and away the rider goes over the grass on...

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