Spotted!: Taking the plunge

wOoOoowww….

This was such an exhilarating experience!!!  : D

There’s really not a whole lot that I can say that isn’t truly best summed up by these pictures.  I am super super glad to have experienced this with a really dear friend  of mine, Kristin:  She’s totally hardcore like that!  Thanks be to Kris – can’t wait to see you on your bike – photo shoot?  : )  (And thanks for making this adventure look so glamorous!!) xo

Oh and yes, I should also clarify here that Jairo is first a Surgical Neurophysiologist (say wha…?), then a skydiving instructor/etc.

Jairo had a wrist-cam..  there is one pic where I spot Kristin after we opened chutes, and we cruised over bumping chutes.. (looks like they are sitting on our shoulder in one of the pics – look out for it hehe)  I never really thought that was possible, nor had I given any thought to what it would be like holding a conversation at a bit  under 13,500′ with a friend –and yes, it’s pretty f’ing awesome.  Got to steer the chute.. woOohoo

The diver you will come up on in the blue “squirrel suit” is otherwise a helicopter pilot for the Navy..?  (some Gov’t line of work).  The speed these guys fly in at when landing is insane..  super fun to watch in the sky!

The woman behind the desk “listening” to the mannequin, she was my photographer (in the red suit : )  )  Great respect and many thanks to the entire team at Skydive Palatka, they truly made the experience all it could be; and never once was I afraid for my safety.

I took a few other pictures (some with the camera ph) while we waited to see them do their dusk dive (“X” marks the spot!) – so here is the whole adventure:

Oh, and as far as recommending it?  I definitely do, if you’re into that kinda thing ; )

**And yes, we have jump no. 2 in the works.

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  1. Trackback: Kris… Rocks! « beatrixszucs

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