Anyone here jump out of airplanes? My first jump is Saturday morning if the weather’s clear.
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Joined: 8/4/2004ahh….. no! have fun bud!!!If jump take a video of it share back here. Beyond that you ain’t right. That’s crazy stuff right there.heck no i never will. my bro inlaw did it. my sister recorded it, and u could hear the aussie screamin from 1/4 mile in the air. hes a bit crazy at times normally, and said thats somethin he will never try again … oya, have a good 1. lol
Joined: 2/28/2006You are in for a life changing experience!!!
I have done 3 tandem jumps. Be sure to have it video taped. It’s worth the $. First jump is a blur…sensory overload, crazy stress/fear. But, that’s why you do it. Once you complete it, your thinking process changes ( for the good.)
Second and third jump were better. I was able to focus on the free fall and my surroundings and what I was actually doing/experiencing.
The first jump, the main focus was survival and trying to breath.
I was good flying up to 13.5 thousand feet for the jump. The realization of what your about to do kicks in when the door opens. That when things got real for me.
Once out the door all the instruction given to me stayed on the plane. Arch, Arms out, head back, knees bent. He had to pull my legs and head into position and guide my arms to where they were supposed to be. TIP #1 Keep you mouth closed. Traveling at terminal velocity, 125mph with your mouth open makes it difficult to breath. It’s close to a minute of free fall. It’s loud because of the wind. Then the chute opens. TIP #2 Make sure your harness is not compromising anything in your groin region. The opening of the chute is pretty forceful on the body. Your going 125mph to 0 instantly. Then its absolutely quiet. Beautiful view. Landing in a piece of cake.
I excited to hear about your experience.
Joined: 3/29/2007Sounds like fun.. I’d love to do it someday..
Be safe and have a blast..I knew we had to have someone here with as little sense as me. I can’t wait till Saturday!! Backdoc, I’ve watched a buttload of videos and I do believe when the door opens it will all get real. I’m not concerned in the least right now but we all know the door should always remain closed while in flight.
Maybe we could also talk about my herniated c6 and bone spur sometime, I’m hoping freefall will straighten things outMark I think the term is scared straight not “straighten things out” Hope you make a two point landing and land on both your feet.
Location: OhioI’ve done it once and it was a blast!
Here is the video we bought for my dad for his tandem jump (it was his birthday present): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlbNbl9bvEEAll We Do Is SELFILMEDAlways wanted to try that myself.. Have fun and let us know how it was.
Joined: 7/21/2004May your chute open wide and float you to a wonderful experience
As for me, I’m stickin to the ground
Location: Guess!Good Luck Mark…Thanks for the video, Brett. The weather is looking good and I can’t wait.
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