Risking It All

The spirit of adventure is alive and well

There is a priggish voice inside most of us that complains, on hearing about someone like Geoffrey Tabin, "Where would we be if everyone jumped off bridges on long rubber bungee cords?" Bobbing boozily up and down, yoing, yoing, yoing, that is where we would be. Can't have that; no one ever got any aluminum siding sold or orthodontia bills paid while dangling from a bungee cord. And Tabin, a Harvard medical student, admits that an alcohol-fueled, top-hat-and-tails leap off of Colorado's 1,053-ft.-high Royal Gorge...

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