Skydiving was everything I had hoped it would be and yet not what I had expected. You watch video after video of people jumping before your big day, but It’s impossible to imagine beforehand what it actually feels like when it’s you who is leaping out of a plane at 12,500 feet.
I’m not sure when I started thinking about skydiving, because for a very long time it was one of those things I said I would never do. Next thing I knew, it was on my bucket list with a due date of my 30th birthday.
So this past Saturday, on my 30th birthday, I headed to Skydive Toronto with anticipation and excitement for my first jump. After registration and training, it was finally time to head over to the loading area with my instructor, Igor.
“You will see,” he said, regarding how addictive skydiving can be. Continue reading