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So, I am so sorry for the inactivity this past week.  I've actually been getting commissions done, but have been far too busy to post anything to dA.  I'll change that today ;)

Anyway, I went skydiving yesterday! :D It was just about the greatest experience ever.  I don't think I could ever hope to describe how incredible it was.  It is just something you have to try for yourself sometime.  

I do have pictures though!! :D

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This is me on the plane ride up to 14,000 feet (the dropzone)

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About to jump out of the plane with my tandem jumper, Johan....No big deal right?

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What is this madness?

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I mean, holy crap! We are in freefall for 1 minute.  That line hanging out the backpack is called a drogue (nope, not the parachute).  It's to slow down our speed so we don't accelerate too fast.  Right now we're going a nice leisurely 120 mph.

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The camera person in front of me makes me pose haha :D

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About to go through the clouds....Johan is waving off in signal that he is about to release the canopy.

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There we go, safely landed after a 5 minute canopy ride.


SO GREAT! :D I just want to go again.  I've been looking into possibly taking the AFF (American Free Fall) course and working towards my A license.  If anyone has experience with this, I would love a comment!

--Katy
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ZephyrMaximum Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I've done that before. It feels like... pure awesomeness.
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TzikiiWolf Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
I really want to do this in the future! It looks great fun :D Im glad you loved it :XD:
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AntoninaN Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Okay, so I have a huge phobia of heights, but when I see your pictures I get all excited and I just want to try that as well!! x) (is that wierd..? O.o xD)
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EpicSkiFreak Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You have no idea how jealous I am!! That's like my second biggest dream!! (Right up there with being a super famous backcountry skier)
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mintybreeze Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
THAT'S SO COOL!
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LizzibeeSkoler Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That looks so amazing... but I'd probably be crying the entire time, I hate freefall, lol
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ooOSwiftnessOoo Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
LUCKY LUCKY YOU'RE SO FREAKIN LUCKY OMG I WANT TO SKYDIVE!!!!
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Nadasi Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Student Interface Designer
It looks awesome! :) I also want to try parachuting sometime!
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SilverWolfInsanity Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sky diving is definitely one of the best experiences I have ever had! My uncle surprised me with it when we went to British Columbia and I was scared crapless (I was terrified of heights ><) until they actually got me out of the plane, haha... I'd definitely do it again, but I have to remember more clothing layers next time... It was cold... xD
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UnIbRoW19 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah...haha....heh...I could never do that .-.
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lara2bailey Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Student General Artist
Neither could I.

Indoor Skydiving it is for me :XD:
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UnIbRoW19 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Mph...
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nagini-chan Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Student General Artist
HOLY SHIT THIS IS AMAZING!!!!!!! :jawdrop:
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SuperTibby123 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
Awesome! :D
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MiniChibz Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
That sounded pretty awesome! But I can't do it ;n; I have a fear of heights D:
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SparrowsNskittlez Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
WOAH. That's so cool :'O I don't think I could ever grow the balls to do that :XD: I mean, I've flown a plane for a while, bu that's nothing :XD:
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Kristenkay13 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
That sounds like so much fun! Glad to hear you had such a good time.
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SailorSun1998 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Writer
My gosh you're insane.I love it.
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Enigmatic-Wolf Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Filmographer
OH SO COOLIO!!! I DID TOO!! Like last year xD

ISN'T AWESOME?!?!?!!?!?!?!?!?!

Where did you go skydiving at?! :D I did mines at Lodi, California, but of course different places look different from above, I'm curious where you went... looking at the pictures, there's a lot of clouds wherever you were at!
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megaman4life Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I am curious if you could draw what you saw when you were hurtling towards the ground, that would be an awesome piece.
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KurushimiFutago Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's amazing~! OwO We would love to try skydiving someday~

FuK~u
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VampiraFang1 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me and my mom have been dying to skydive! Those pictures you took looked like you had a huge blast!:D
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IDontKnowAboutToday Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Cool :)
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Ferngirl Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's awesome!  I got to go skydiving last year.  The first ten seconds were rather terrifying, but after that, it was awesome.  ^-^
probably the closest I'll ever be to flying
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Skysaphron Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The closest I could get to skydiving was hangliding that was fun :D and you look like you definitely had a great time! 
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cowlufoo Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that looks like so much fun, but I probably wouldn't be able to do it xD
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TatsuHeiaru Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Although I haven't gone skydiving, I have gone parasailing in North Carolina. That was really great too and I can't wait to do it again
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Yama-no-Mouken Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It seems so awesome (and a bit scary)! How much did it cost?
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Panthiguar Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I can not get enough of that beautiful blue sky!  I went on a plane for the first time last year and the entire time I couldn't stop staring out the window.  I can't imagine just how breathtaking it must be to be IN those clouds!  I know I never look at them the same way anymore from the ground.
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TatsuHeiaru Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I was in a plane twice (once there and once back) and I LOVED looking out the window, at one point in the flight, I looked out and all of a sudden the clouds caught the light of the sun (and it happened to be super cloudy that day) and they became golden and cream colored and it was the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. I can only hope I'll never forget it
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mehbutterfly Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not good with heights at all. :iconsighingplz:
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CharlieK-33 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Tried, so many times, but we seldom get the weather for it in Engand....
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DracoFlameus Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Why anyone would want to jump out of a perfectly good airplane I will never understand. :XD: I'm glad you enjoyed it, though. As far as trying it for myself...not a chance! :lol:
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icepaw99 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have always wanted to do this, it looks like so much fun. You're so lucky :D
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Halofollower064 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student General Artist
*static over mic*
Prepare to drop!
*buckling is heard*
Prepped!
DROP!DROP!DROP!
*jumps out of plane*
Agent Lucky airborne OVER!
*static*
GOOD LUCK AGENT L.! YOUR MISSION IS TO INFILTRATE THE DEVIANT ZONE AND REBOOT THE UPLOADING SYSTEM!
*more static*
You got it 978, Lucky out
*after a week of sneakin' around*
@!%&*#)(&#?///// = This is Lucky... Deviant is online... Mission Success...
 L. Out...
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Stripedclaw Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
... I read this, and everytime I read L I thought of L from Deathnote o-o"
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Halofollower064 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student General Artist
well i thought death note was a little... LITTLE Non chilant... 
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XerxesTexasToast Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student General Artist
Gosh, that looks like a lot of fun! I know what I'm adding to my bucket list.
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Glimmertheghostwolf Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
that looks really fun! :> I wish I could do that, but I'm too scared XD
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Halofollower064 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student General Artist
the only way to conquer your fears is to face them...
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Dragons-den Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist
Skydiving sounds scary o.o but it looks so awesome! D:
You is brave X3
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Halofollower064 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student General Artist
oh the colors! the FLASHES!!!
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Dragons-den Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist
Hmm oh my icon? >.> sorryy ^^; I really need to be changing that
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Halofollower064 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Student General Artist
its amazing, how you get?!!?!?!??!?!
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Dragons-den Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Hobbyist
haha thank you ^^; 
And I made it myself >.>
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Halofollower064 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Student General Artist
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIICCCCCEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
... stop it with the AWKWARD FACE!!!
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Dragons-den Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist
Haha thank you! :D
and I'm sorreh! X3
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Halofollower064 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Student General Artist
i cannot find it and think i know WHO STOLE IT!!!!
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TheCheshireTabiKat Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Writer
It looks like such fun! glad you had fun OuO
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Xylothor Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
OH MY GOSH YOU LUCKY PERSON.
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