Say you’re … OK, say you’re a man with some personal problems — a layoff, money, family splitting apart. What would you do about it? Job training, refinance your house, get therapy? No?
“The idea went into his head. He wanted to change the status quo. He was tired of inactivity, the recession and that kind of thing,” Ray Jones said. “Frankly, he had the idea he really could do it. He looked at the falls and said there was a way to go down there without getting hurt. I took it as just amusing. But, apparently, it did work. He discovered how to go over the falls and live, crazy as it may seem.”