Time Machine 1970s -- Sheet 149, May 1973
UC Santa Cruz, College V

Who: Richard G. Dingman Jr., Donald Freiberg, John Paris, chemistry TAs
What: Hang gliding
Where: University of California, Santa Cruz; College V (now Porter College)
When: May 1973
Why: Did you know hang gliding was done back in 1973?

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John Paris hang gliding 1973

John Paris


I remember my dorm-mate John Paris. He had a silver tooth in front -- very unusual for the time. I helped him carry his hang glider (rather heavy) about a mile or so to a remote part of campus, and watched him practice. He would laboriously carry his hang glider up a small hill, run to pick up speed, and glide for maybe 5 seconds. Then he'd repeat the process. I still have dreams today about gliding like that. (Just dreaming -- I have never flown a hang glider.)



Richard Dingman, hairier days 1    Richard Dingman, hairier days 2

My friend Richard Dingman in hairier days.



Time Machine 1970s  2013 Gray Chang
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