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I Did a Parachute Jump

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    The Jump

    About 3 years ago i was "chosen" / volunteered to keep a mate company on his birthday present (basically everyone else chickened out and i had little choice) ..It was to be a static line jump and not even tandem.. at the time didn't really know what it meant and didn't care.. i...
    matt609 matt609 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 28

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    I Did My Jump Solo!

    After the service and when I was in College I met a ex-Marine and me being ex-Navy got alone real well. And we started comparing notes and he mention that he did jumps in the service and said I would never do it. We it just so happens that a local jump instructor was giving...
    OutgoingMarc OutgoingMarc 56-60, M Sep 21, 2012

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    Jumping

    I parachuted once and it was such a rush to leave the plane, the acceleration was unreal, took my breath away. I would recommend it to anyone who thinks they want to try it, just do it. I jumped with a guide so not quite as fun as doing it by yourself, I still might try it again...
    tinadoed tinadoed 36-40, F Jun 5, 2013

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    I pack round parachutes

    for a living. Packing one right now. It's a reserve parachute that goes on the chest
    crono84 crono84 26-30, M Jan 18

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    I Was So Scared

    I too am scared of heights, and of flying n feel sick even if i walk backwards let alone fly up to 10,000 feet backwards!!! I did my jump in memory of a special little boy so he gave me the urge to jump out of the plane!! Couldn't actually move to the door as they turned the...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    First Flight, First Jump

    I carried out my first parachute jump when I was 24. A group of us decided to do a jump and raise some money for Charity. Well it was also the first time I ever flew. I had two thrills I'm one go. I was thrilled just by being in the air flying. There were four of us in the plane...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M Aug 4, 2010

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    I was previously seeing someone who I fell for. Cut the long story short, he woo'd me and done everything to make me fall for him. I was in a really bad relationship before I met...
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    And it made me never want to love someone like that ever again. I'd actually met this guy when we were both in first grade. He and I attended the same elementary school for a while...
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    I would try that.......jumping out of a perfectly good airplane ( not base-jumping though, thats for experts )
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    when I was younger, I used to jump on the bed, couch and other fluffy stuff. tbh i got a scar on my left eyebrow because I was jumping on the couch *lol I know the title clearly...
    PinkBubbleGumAndCottonCandy PinkBubbleGumAndCottonCandy 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    To be particular, jumping on my dad's wide and big stomach. It was more than enough be even needing a bed or a pillow for that matter.
    mischievouswreck mischievouswreck 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I actually have a video of it hehe. I was jumping on the bed and my cousin was standing next to it, we were like 4 I guess. I had my shoes on, some music was playing (one of the...
    weirdcharlie weirdcharlie 16-17, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a younger brother. me and him were bouncing in the bed and I tought it was a nice idea to slide the matress a bit down to extend our jumping area. I ended jumping a bit...
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    I actually broke my nose when I tripped while jumping on THE bed as kid. Faceplanted on the night table. Wear the scar on my face proudly :)
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