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I Did a Parachute Jump

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 27 People

    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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    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 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 28, 2015

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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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    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 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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    I pack round parachutes

    for a living. Packing one right now. It's a reserve parachute that goes on the chest
    crono84 crono84 31-35, M Jan 18, 2015

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    Good memories too! Until the day I fell off, broke My ankle I never jumped on it again but I'd sit on the bed and bounce up, down that was fun for Me.
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