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Tryouts for Lake Geneva mail boat

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LAKE GENEVA (WKOW) -- It's a one-of-a-kind job interview you won't find anywhere else.

Brave applicants tested their jumping skills on Lake Geneva for the annual mail-boat tryout.
   
College students see if they can jump off a tour boat, deliver mail to lakefront mailboxes, and get back on board the boat that never slows down.
   
Fiona McCarter, whose trying out for the mail boat, says, "There is a way to do it so your body doesn't get slammed into the boat unfortunately I was slammed into the boat a few times today but it wasn't too bad."

The job is a more than 130-year-old tradition on Lake Geneva.    

Only four people will be offered the job.


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