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Crash course: Falls, fights and fires are all in a day’s work at Seattle stunt school

David Boushey, a Hollywood Hall of Famer [and CWU alumnus] helps stunt performers learn how to fall from dizzying heights, take hours’ worth of punches — and break into a tough business.

THE STUDENTS ARE trying to look stoic, standing in a gravel parking lot near Bothell under the scorching August sun — but they all know that, by the end of the day, every one of them is going to be set on fire.

As they burn, they’ll be scrutinized by their instructors, professional stunt performers, who could potentially make or break their budding careers.

Read more of this story in the Seattle Times' Pacific NW Magazine.

Story by Brendan Kiley/photo by Benjamin Benschneider

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