• Short Summary

    WITH SO MANY PEOPLE TRYING TO CROSS LARGE BODIES OF WATER, IT TOOK AT TEXAN TO INVENT A WAY TO WALK ACROSS THE WATER.

  • Description

    WITH SO MANY PEOPLE TRYING TO CROSS LARGE BODIES OF WATER, IT TOOK AT TEXAN TO INVENT A WAY TO WALK ACROSS THE WATER.

    S.O.T.

    BLACK BILL TABOR IS FROM AUSTIN TEXAS AND IS A FORMER BUILDING CONTRACTOR. ABOUT TWO YEARS ??? HE AND HIS PARTNER BEEN WORKING ON THIS OBJECT HE CALLS A WATER-WALKER. THE FOUR HUNDRED POUND URETHANE AND PLASTIC BUBBLE WILL BE USED BY TABOR TO WALK ACROSS THE ENGLISH CHANNEL, TABOR SAYS THE WATERWALKER MAY BE HEAVY BUT IT WILL NOT SINK..HE IS IN CORPUS CHRISTI TO PRACTICE IN THE GULF WATERS AND TO SEE HOW THE WIND AND THE CURRENTS WILL EFFECT HIS WALKS ACROSS THE 21-MILE ENGLISH CHANNEL. TABOR THINKS HE WOULD MAKE IT IN A FEW HOURS.

    SUPER. BILLTABOR INVENTOR.

    TABOR IS GOING TO ENGLAND NEXT MONTH TO INSPECT THE CHANNEL AND PLANS TO MAKE HIS TRY AT WALKING ACROSS THE ENGLISH CHANNEL IN ABOUT FIVE MONTHS. WE SAID THE WATER WALKER WAS COST AIM ABOUT 30-THOUSAND-DOLLARS. BUT IF YOUR INTERESTED IN TRYING ONE OUT YOU'LL HAVE TO GO TO AUSTIN AND RENT ONE, SINCE THAT IS THE ONLY PLACE THAT WAS THEM. BUT HE IS TRYING TO FRANCHISE MORE OUT TO LAKES AND BEACH AREA. FROM CORPUS CHRISTI.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7EW4ACO24AKT297GV0L0C0HRA
    Media URN:
    VLVA7EW4ACO24AKT297GV0L0C0HRA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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