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Terminal Velocity Part 2 What I learnt jumping out of a plane at 15000 feet!

Through the clouds.

 

Suddenly the clouds were gone and I could see the earth below me, a very long way away. I have no idea of the altitude and honestly, it didn't really change the way I was feeling about the jump. I was still terrified, I kept expecting to enjoy it at any moment, yet that moment was elusive. By this time my heart felt as if it was beating at an insane rate, I'd managed to persuade them to let me keep my fitbit on so I could get a rough idea of what my heart rate was doing at any one time. If I'd had to guess I'd have said it was about 180bpm. As we continued to fall I began to wonder about the second part of the jump. Perhaps that is when the fun would start.

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