Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s a Chigwell charity’s day out at an indoor skydiving centre
PUBLISHED: 12:23 08 August 2017 | UPDATED: 14:09 08 August 2017
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A charity treated members to an action packed day of flying.
Seven intrepid disabled guests from Revitalise’s Jubilee Lodge respite holiday centre, High Road, Chigwell, took to the air with an accessible session of indoor skydiving.
The charity said their guests would not normally get to experience what it felt like to jump out of a plane, but the session at Xscape centre in Milton Keynes enabled participants to experience weightlessness through freefalling a metre above the ground.
“It was amazing to take part in this activity,” Andrew Baker, Revitalise corporate partnerships manager, told the Recorder.
“For a few minutes our guests could experience the unique sensation of skydiving but only a couple of feet off the ground.”
The indoor skydiving session was delivered by iFly and the company also presented Revitalise with a cheque.
“Everyone was smiling and it just goes to show that anything is possible,” added Andrew.