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Then they would heave in on the tackle till the blocks were together, when the manoeuvre would be repeated.
The ground adheres to the foundation wall, and when it heaves upward, it will lift the wall with it.
Taking participatory journalism to the next level - he's scraped together $10,000 to buy an American Basketball Association franchise and will act as its owner and general manager - Wolff has laid out his business model in this week's Sports Illustrated in announcing the birth of the Vermont Frost Heaves, which he plans to have ready for the fall of 2006.
Frost heaves occur when moisture collects in one zone in the soil and freezes there during cold weather.