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Went skydiving this weekend!

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by redrazr, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. Nov 1, 2010 at 10:30 PM
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    redrazr

    redrazr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    My Dad and I decided to go skydiving for the first time this weekend. What a rush! It's the most insane feeling leaping from an airplane and free falling at 120 mph. I'm so glad we did it because I'm ready to go back asap! We had a cameraman go up with us and take video and stills of my jump. Here's the video on YouTube.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv8mK5S4M9o?fs=1
     
  2. Nov 1, 2010 at 10:38 PM
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    I have always wanted to go skydiving.
     
  3. Nov 1, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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    Thats so cool! I wanna do that someday!
     
  4. Nov 1, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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    Thanks guys! It was so totally rad. I was iffy on the whole situation for a few weeks, but decided to schedule a few days before the actual jump. I'm already planning my next two tandems, then I can move onto instructor assisted freefalls and wear my own chute!

    BTW, sorry about my camera shyness :eek: lol
     
  5. Nov 1, 2010 at 10:50 PM
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    freaking sick as crap, im goiin in a month and gettin my license. its gonna be tight/
     
  6. Nov 1, 2010 at 11:26 PM
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    Thx man! And that's awesome! I want to get my license too. How hard has it been along the way?
     
  7. Nov 1, 2010 at 11:38 PM
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    JK, I'd have loved to have been able to do that when I was 19.
     
  8. Nov 2, 2010 at 12:38 AM
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    LOL! It really was an awesome experience. I was thinking about getting the video because I figured this would be my only jump because it would scare the crap out of me so bad. It seems it's lit a fire in me though :D
    Thx dude! It definitely was. I'm still stoked about it. Actually just posted my Hobie kayak for sale so I can put the money towards this!

    Here are a few of the stills. This is when they opened the door when we were getting ready to jump and I guess I realized what I was about to do.

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    And since we forgot it was Halloween one of the packers met us in a chicken costume lol

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  9. Nov 2, 2010 at 12:41 AM
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    Doesn't the expression in the first pic translate as "Oh fuck, this is stupid?".

    Chicken costume=win :rofl:
     
  10. Nov 2, 2010 at 12:57 AM
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    Haha nice sunglasses
     
  11. Nov 2, 2010 at 1:06 AM
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    Haha. Something like that had to be going through my mind! That actually turned out to be one of my favorite pics :D
    LOL. Thx man. I've got to order a set of tinted goggles for my next jumps so this won't happen again :cool:
     
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