I have always wondered what it would be like to fly. As a kid, I used to pretend that I was an airplane, a bird, anything that flew through the air.
I was showered, up for breakfast, packed and ready for my hang-gliding adventure when I arrived with my backpack at the front
Skydiving is the best high you'll ever have or had, and there's no down side. I have to correct that statement. Driving home from San Diego to Los Angeles, no matter what time it is -- not exactly a high. The next day after skydive, I'm walking 10 ft. off the ground and my energy is at an all-time high.
I have a few thoughts about jumping out of a plane. Am I nervous? Am I frightened? Anxiety, yes, but once I'm flying I'll let go. At 85, it was the same with trapeze. Jumping from the platform was one thing, but flying was a piece of cake! On the trapeze, I was weightless and selfless.
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