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Competitor Profile: Putt Mossman

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Putt Mossman, an American, was a stunt rider who became known in the U.K. for his role riding a motorcycle in the 1937 movie "No Limit" starring George Formby. This movie is still screened often during TT week.

He did his stunt riding on a 1927 AJS "Big Port" machine, a very quick bike for that period.

He also attempted to jump the River Thames riding an Indian, but landed short in the water!

Submitted in proxy for Ed Howarth (84 years old now living in Southern California.

October 2005

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