“I have a fear of heights, so I jumped out a plane”

Nicole, 25, Baltimore, USA

“To cut a long story short, I am absolutely terrified of heights.

I thought that if I jumped out of a plane while I was in Israel it would get rid of my fear. Well yes, I was wrong. It didn’t and I think I made it worse.

I felt so numb during the descent that it didn’t hit me til afterwards what I’d done, and once I hit the ground I absolutely freaked out – which is weird because you usually freak out before the jump.

So when I was walking back from the runway it just hit me. In the video of me doing the jump I seem pretty calm, but once they stopped filming I was a complete mess.”

 

Post Author: Olivia

I'm from Yorkshire in England so you can imagine I love drinking well-brewed tea. Lots of tea. I also love to travel and have adventures, while taking photos to capture the moment.

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