Everyone knows about Evel Knievel's ill-fated attempt to jump the Snake River in a rocket-powered motorcycle in 1974, but who talks about Ken Powers' ill-fated attempt to jump the St. Lawrence Seaway in a jet-powered Lincoln Continental five years later? It's your classic heroic-dream/downward-spiral tale, set against a backdrop of Canadian late-70s ennui and replete with incompetence and betrayal. Enjoy.

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