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A day with the Nuclear Cowboyz

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Nuclear Cowboyz

Photograph By Carmen R. Thompson

When everybody's going all at once, it's a spectacular freestyle smorgasbord. "Some guys say the lasers trip them out," Ronnie Faisst says. "Those don't bother me, but for some reason, the show lighting makes you think you need to go faster. All the guys laugh about how at first we kept jumping long."