The contraption is named after the 1981 movie, Chariots of Fire, based on a true story about two famous British track athletes. The movie is uplifting and the musical score is perfect for the team's required 30-second skit, which is top secret.

The plan is for Eric, Geoff, Brendan, and Dave's spunky dad, Dan, to push the chariot (with Dave at the wheel) across the pier and then jump in behind Dave, who, if all goes well, will be soaring over the Delaware River, unfettered and alive.

"I might give my mom a shout-out when I go over,'' said Dave.

The guys would love to win (one of the prizes is a skydiving session), but will happily settle for a YouTube video and the unlimited amount of Red Bull available to contestants for free.

"Tastes like heaven in a can,'' said Dave. "And it's got that kick.''

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