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Rich Minga - Stuntman to the stars


Last updated 12/22/2006 at Noon

“I make a living dying – I get shot, burned, blown up, drowned and smashed by dinosaurs,” said 45-year-old Rich Minga of Fallbrook, who works as a Hollywood stuntman. His love for cars and racing is what eventually led him to this exhilarating career.

Minga’s gift for automobile-related ventures surfaced at an early age. At 14 he bought a Volkswagen minus the motor and transmission. His father then decided that he needed the book “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Building Volkswagens.” With help from the book, Minga built a “Baja Bug,” then began to drive it off-road in Mexi...

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