#Unmapped Team to send the World’s First Skydiving Tweet

On the first day of the #Unmapped road trip, we decided to start the adventure out with a bang. So, we jumped out of a plane.

Skydiving with Skydive the Beach was great, but it was a little rainy that day. In case you were wondering.. falling 200 km an hour through ice cold rain drops isn’t the most comfortable feeling in the world.

So, we decided that we needed another go; sans rain. Tomorrow (Friday, March 22) we will be diving in Byron Bay, at 2:30 pm. Only there’s a twist… we’re going to send the world’s first skydiving tweet.

I don’t know about you, but I think that’s pretty awesome. Make sure to keep your eye on my twitter tomorrow around 2:30 pm (UTC+10 or around 11:30 am EST) @SeattlesTravels.

We’ll be strapping our iPhones onto our wrists, and starting to type once we fall from the plane. I’ll try to include a photo, and of course the #Unmapped hash tag.

The last skydive was a lot of fun. I had never skydived before, so I was a little nervous when I first heard the news (only twenty minutes before jumping, I might add). After I started gearing up, my nerves settled and I went into a strange calm.

From the moment I sat in the open doorway of the plane, 14,000 ft above the ground, to the moment I was free-falling through the air, I never once felt scared. I loved every minute of it.

I can’t wait to do it all over again with Skydive the Beach in Byron Bay, tomorrow. I hope that you’re all excited to see some extreme blogging!

 

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13 Responses to “#Unmapped Team to send the World’s First Skydiving Tweet”

  1. Carlene Edwards
    March 25, 2012 at 1:28 pm #

    I don’t know if I would ever have the courage to do something like that, but you are amazing. Maybe I’ll have to muster the strength to skydive someday.
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  2. Karyn18
    March 28, 2012 at 5:20 am #

    Wow! This is so exciting! I’ve never experience sky diving and I will never try it! I swear, I gonna die! I just want to watch people whose doing it.
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  3. Rosalie
    March 28, 2012 at 11:27 pm #

    We missed you! Anwyay, skydiving is really exciting and at the same time, very nervous! I wanted to share this to my friends too…
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  4. Lacey12
    March 30, 2012 at 11:58 am #

    It’s really wow! Sky diving is the most chilling activities I ever knew, you have a great stuff… How I wish I have that kind of guts…
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  5. Liz
    March 31, 2012 at 6:40 am #

    Sky diving is one of my greatest dream. REAL adventurous. I want to see the world up in the air.
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  6. Elizabeth
    April 1, 2012 at 12:00 am #

    This is the most exciting activities, I ever try! It’s a priceless activities, and no one can replace it…
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  7. Maryden25
    April 1, 2012 at 10:59 pm #

    I salute to the both of you. The bravery you showed just blew me away. The guts of skydiving is not actually a joke. It risks your life, but it doesn’t bother you. What you proved is the happiness you felt when you made it.
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  8. Heidi19
    April 2, 2012 at 6:44 am #

    I’ve never tried sky diving, but i would love to try this someday! Thanks for sharing this exciting photos to us. Love it!
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  9. Ashley K. Froelich
    April 2, 2012 at 6:44 am #

    We knew that we could have enjoyed the experience so much more if we didn’t feel the fear.
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  10. Born25
    April 2, 2012 at 7:33 am #

    Thanks for sharing your great aerial adventure! It’s so nice to see how you enjoyed it!
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  11. DivinneGrace
    April 2, 2012 at 9:31 pm #

    Skydiving is a bit nervous activity and only few people are brave enough to try it…Congratulations!
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  12. nicole
    April 3, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    Wow! This is the most amazing activities I ever seen in my whole life, how I wish I can do it the same…. 🙂
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  13. Audrey
    April 11, 2012 at 11:04 am #

    Sky diving is a chilling activity that I never forget, but I always wishing for the second time around… it’s really great!
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