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I Did a Parachute Jump

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I was in Queenstown, New Zealand where they have the original bungy jumping site at the beautiful Kawarau bridge. It is where bungy jumping was born, so I could not pass up that...
    CharlieMarlow CharlieMarlow 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    I need to get this off my chest, and since I can't say this to him I will here... Am I a terrible person? This is what I keep asking myself as the thoughts in my mind twist and...
    LonelySnake LonelySnake 18-21, F 4 Responses May 11

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    One time, I fell while jumping on the bed and my head smashed into the dresser. I almost lost my left eye. So yeah, I remember jumping on the bed. I got proof :) nice big scar and...
    LittleWolf21 LittleWolf21 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    i only remember jumping on beds because i got my a** whooped for it ??
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 5 Responses May 2

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    The luckiest thing ever; I was outside gathering plant samples to look at under my microscope (I was 8) when my mom came out to say hi. We both hear the rattle of a rattlesnake...
    BlossomTheMeganium BlossomTheMeganium 26-30, M 1 Response May 2

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    Done it 3 times now. Best was in Springfield, Ox. Did it nude - just to be different! Recognised in Ayers Rock and Melbourne weeks later and still have the photo to prove it. Poor...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Let's see were do I begin... Maybe this is just what I needed to say. I sadly didn't wait until marriage. I'm on the short side of 33 and you know what I truly wish I had. To those...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    He said he loved me but what he really meant was he didn't want to be alone. He didn't love me, because you don't lack compassion for the love of your life. He didn't love me...
    Sunshine9001 Sunshine9001 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When you were in front of me in flesh I never understood you and your actions as you never spoke your feelings out loud and you did all the things that are wrong and selfish. I...
    Trappedself Trappedself 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    Katie, she was amazing, I have a mental illness and so my mind is not always clear, after I got out of jail for drug possession and went into recovery they changed my meds around...
    squeezenbiteme squeezenbiteme 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have never felt reciprocated love. I don't mean like the friends and family package deal that everybody gets, I mean romantically. It's not from a lack of trying, but as I look...
    monkey0506 monkey0506 26-30, M 1 Response May 9

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    My first one was last night. It started off as me and my female friend(I'm a girl too). We were both really bored so we asked some guy we somewhat knew to come over. Little did we...
    vball313 vball313 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I did it in August. I met him online and we're long distance. we had talked about it on multiple occasions, both of us were virgins at the time. I still live with my really...
    preeez preeez 22-25 1 Response Apr 25

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    I just really do. I think that's mainly because everyone I know blames everything on me? Granted, a lot of my life is my fault, but I didn't //completely// screw my life up by...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T Apr 26

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    I have this one friend that by mistake I fell in love with and I told them. They rejected me of corse but I decided that I wouldn't allow that to stop our friendship because I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 27

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    A Letter (end) For the one you love How did you construe this Tangling and tearing me to bits Words of fire breathed out of desire The man you longed Was he ever so wrong...
    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M Apr 28

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    I was first attracted to you I didn't know why, The smell of your skin of your clothes, They poisoned my mind, They made me go crazy over you. Over your smile, Over the way you...
    Francoise25 Francoise25 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Years ago, when I was first going to college. I was finally dating a guy I had been interested in for years. It was semi long distance, just an hour n half apart. And I was head...
    Armywifsahm Armywifsahm 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    Yes I loved somebody who didn't love me...I knew he didn't but I still fell for him...I feel like a complete idiot and wish I could take back the years...but I can't:/ he left when...
    LerisaEllis LerisaEllis 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    How much has gone unsaid, between you & I? How much did we fear to speak, So we only thought, instead? How much silence did we let reign, To avoid facing pain? -Yet we felt...
    wildf1ower wildf1ower 26-30 3 Responses May 1

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    I did it to my friend that was 13 when I was only 11. He didnt make me do it, I wanted to
    imjaylee imjaylee 16-17 4 Responses May 2

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    I was molested by a cousin at a young age. I remember waiting for my "first" and being basically ridiculed for not "having my cherry popped" once I picked the guy..Everything came...
    youreable youreable 26-30, F 7 Responses May 3

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    I had fallen in love with my former Spanish II BACT Prep teacher two years ago. My friend had even warned me of it,but I hadn't listened to him thinking that nothing was going to...
    Jada1995 Jada1995 18-21, F May 6

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    I know I should've, but I didn't. I fornicated because I thought I was helping at least two of the three people I had sex with, and wasn't aware that it was sex. The other person...
    AaronForever91 AaronForever91 22-25, M May 7

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    Sure she said she did.......... and she probably did. But drama shows and all................... I think it was the idea of drama. I hope she's okay, I want an apology and more...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M 1 Response May 11

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    What the hell? When did I said that? You're crazy. I'm not here for anything. Just here to write. And I never even talk to people who's a lot older than me here. I remember I only...
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 4 Responses May 12

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    Lost without You Laying in my bed thinking how lost I feel without you. I use to feel near to you, but the distance came between us. Now my heart feels is not able to love anyone...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F 1 Response May 13

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    I did something so horrible and wrong!!!! I was just doing it a few minutes ago!!! These girl who used to be my friends, I still had her number and I pretended to be Jasmyn and I...
    bubbly12 bubbly12 13-15, F May 13

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    I had to let go of my ex I didn't want to but he said it was for the best probably it was only the best for him , i wonder was it all a lie. did you ever really love me or did...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F May 14

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    you took my heart you broke it i only heard a sound sometimes i cry when no one is around a scream comes from inside it says why she doesnt loves me with tears in my eyes but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    No I didn't wait. I lost my virginity at 15. Ever since then I can't get enough. I think about it all the time. I am so glad I didn't wait cos I have gotten so much pleasure and...
    cassieo21f cassieo21f 18-21, F 19 Responses a week ago

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    I was 13, and it makes me feel so guilty and awful. When I think of my husband I hope and pray that he hasn't been doing things with other girls. Thoughts run in my head of fear...
    alps1416 alps1416 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Yeah, it's been a while since we were anything other than friends. It's been a long time since you looked at me the way I still look at nothing when I think of you. It's been a...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    5 years ago there's a boy who loved me. He is my childhood. He always protect me, save me, help me, make me laugh and happy, and he never ever make me sad. Then, I should move to...
    ariekaferdiana ariekaferdiana 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    My grandmother has a best friend named Grace. Grace's grandkids and great grandkids came to Missouri all the way from the west coast in April 2014. Since my grandmother and Grace...
    shelbyrain20 shelbyrain20 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ‘what it is and where it stops nobody knows, you gave me a life I never chose’. This is a line from the song called blindness by a band called metric. It’s true. I didn’t...
    thesontheheir thesontheheir 26-30, M 2 days ago