Chadwell Heath woman says 13,000ft charity skydive was ‘best feeling ever’

A Chadwell Heath woman has done a charity skydive to in aid of wounded servicemen and women.

Sarah Goddard, of Capstan Close, works as a fundraiser for the British Limbless Ex Service Men’s Association (BLESMA).

The 25-year-old joined 30 other sponsored jumpers at the Fall for the Fallen event in Wiltshire earlier this month.

She said: “There was no way I could stand and watch all these people work so hard and make such an effort.

“Combined with a fair amount of teasing from the military lads on the base I knew I just had to do it!”


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She hopes to raise �350 from the 13,000ft skydive.

Sarah decided to the jump at the last minute but said it was the best decision she has ever made.

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She added: “In the plane you’re terrified, but as soon as you’re in the air it’s the best feeling ever.

“I think it’s something everyone should do once in their life.”

BLESMA provides rehabilitation activities and support for wounded servicemen and women who have lost the use of limbs or eyes.

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