Jump to navigation. When I was 16 I wrote a bucket list. This was a list of things that I wanted to do in my lifetime. Some things were easy, some difficult and some near impossible. One of the things on my bucket list was to do a skydive. Two years ago I spent three months travelling round South America.
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In: Other Topics. I show that skydiving was definitely not something I ever pictured myself doing. But after I received a ticket as a gift I knew that it was for me. After two times of bad weather we were finally able to jump from the airplane.
Because of the sensation of leaping into the air and free-falling some distance before opening their parachutes, skydivers usually experience a rush of adrenaline and then a peaceful sense of well-being. This feeling of calm lasts long after they land on the ground. I assumed that only reckless stuntmen skydive, and that it was the most dangerous thing a person could experience. Now that I have actually jumped out of a plane, I can easily disagree with the doubts of non-skydivers. Some risk are greater than others.
In: Other Topics. She seems to realize all of a sudden, that life was slipping by and she had not done anything significant or contributed anything of value to this humanity or to impact the world at large. While dwelling on such thoughts, she reflects on the life of another friend, Lawrence who was dying at the young age of