Skydive for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on January 6, 2015

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Are you a thrill seeker ? Fancy reaching new heights, then why not be a dare devil and dive through the skies for Get A-Head? Join us for an unforgettable experience !

Date: Saturday 6th June 2015

Location: Brackley, Nr Banbury Oxfordshire

Registration fee: £30

Minimum sponsorship pledge: £350

Places available: 24

“It was the most amazing thing I’ve ever done and for a truly amazing cause. I managed to raise over £350 for research into head and neck cancer, and I hope others will be inspired to do something breath taking to help raise more money.” 

– Kelly, Birmingham

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The challenge: 

Thinking about taking part in an exhilarating Skydive? This really is a challenge of a lifetime, and an experience you’ll never forget. You’ll be flown up to the dizzying heights of 10,000 feet before diving down through the air freefalling at over 120mph. It’s a once in a lifetime experience; an adrenaline rush that will leave you walking on cloud nine. 

What does the jump involve?

Tandem parachuting offers a quick and easy introduction to free-fall using a dual harness system.  You are securely attached to an experienced Tandem Instructor who takes charge of vital functions such as opening the parachute and landing safely.

Weather permitting, you will then fly to between 10000 – 15000 feet (depending on the centre and aircraft used) and exit the aircraft for the experience of a lifetime!  The free-fall will take around 30 – 45 seconds before the parachute is deployed.  In no time at all you will have reached the ground with a soft landing.

What do you need to do?

All you have to do is register by calling the office on 0121 371 5046 or emailing getaheadcharity@uhb.nhs.uk and we’ll send you an application form.  A £30 non-refundable registration fee gets you a place on our skydive team, and then we ask you raise a minimum of £350 in sponsorship. Once we have received your application and registration fee we will send you sponsorship forms and links to setting up an online fundraising page, together with a Get A-Head T-Shirt, so you can let everyone know about your challenge.