On July 21, 2012 I went for my first skydive at Jumptown in Orange, Massachusetts. IT WAS FREAKING AWESOME! My instructor Joe Goodbreak was so cool & fun to hang out with. He has done over 1,000 jumps. Videographer was Keith Thivierge with two cameras for video & still.

I was only really scared for the 3 seconds before we actually jumped.  We had a 55 second free fall at about 120km before opening the parachute. Falling in the air is exhilarating. Greatest adrenaline ever.  The sky was so clear and beautiful. I felt so calm up there.

Before the Jump


Skydiving from 13,500 ft (jump is at 2:12)

He grabs my head so I lift up my chin to the camera. He told me not to look down but I couldn’t help it! He signals for me to pull the ripcord after we spin for a bit. Time goes so fast when you’re fallin’. I wanted to do dance moves but it was a LOT to take in on my first jump. Next time.

[iframe id=”″]

Definitely tops the list of amazing things I have ever done. I can’t WAIT to do it again. Seeking friends who skydive!

I feel like a cooler version of myself who can REALLY do anything.  Motivated to take on the world!

Have you gone skydiving? Where, when? LMK.  Here’s to a great week 🙂



  1. July 23, 2012 / 10:51 am

    Dude! That was freakin’ awesome!  Nice one!

    • July 23, 2012 / 1:26 pm

      @taggio Thanks! I can’t wait to jump again!

  2. LondonBound
    July 23, 2012 / 11:49 pm

    Wow, what a jump. Your street cred just went up a bunch, not that you needed it.
    Your sense of gratitude is so nice with everything you do. The universe wants to give you a whole lot more. 

  3. July 25, 2012 / 4:44 pm

    That was exhilarating to watch. What is landing like?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.