Sunday, 7 December 2008

I sky dived today


I sky dived on Sunday Dec 7th '08. We took off from Sarasota Airport, climbed to 10,500' then I jumped - in tandem of course!

There was a free fall of 6,000' feet before John Ledbetter, my "tandem master" pulled the rip cord!

It was a wonderful experience. I did not experience a moment of fear, though I did feel nauseous on the way down.

The views were incredible. I was so happy that a number of friends met me on the ground. Ron and Charlotte brought champagne!

Here are some pics - not in sequential order.
















































































5 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh, I can't believe it! But I've seen the photographic evidence to prove it. Wow! Just, wow!

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  2. Wow! Imagine seeing those beautiful beaches from the sky. I've heard of Flying Bishops, but never Diving Priests. Thanks for the gorgeous photos.

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  3. Michael--What a fantastic story and great photos. Talk about a leap of faith! Thanks for sharing your big day.
    --Eric Williams

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  4. my uncle - the skydiving vicar!!! the pics are awesome and i am very proud and impressed.
    Cheryl

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