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JUMPIN' JACK FLASH: A bus boy from Akron, Ohio, is taking his unusual talent of jumping over cars, hurdle-style, straight into a Nike commercial. Thanks to Ellen DeGeneres, 22-year-old Chris Bryant is on the fast track to fame, following in the paths of Lance Armstrong and LeBron James by starring in a Just Do It commercial. Bryant was recently a guest on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," displaying his jumping ability, and DeGeneres was so impressed she called Nike chief executive officer Mark Parker. Now, Nike plans to fly Bryant out to California to shoot the commercial and he will also design his own signature shoe. "I've never heard of anything like this before at Nike," said the spokesman. "He's been inspirational to a lot of people." — A.W.
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