Picture this: you’re a trainee skydiver, in the middle of your training program and you’re making a standard jump. At 9000 feet you have a seizure. For the next 30 seconds you’re in free fall. And you’re unconscious. 

That’s what happened to a man known as Christopher in Perth – and he survived. Chris uploaded the video of his skydive, and shared a few words about the ordeal:

Possibly the scariest moment of my life. On the 14th of November 2014 while doing stage five of my Accelerated Free Fall program I have a near death experience. At around 9000ft I have a seizure while attempting a left hand turn. I then spend the next 30 seconds in free fall unconscious. Thankfully my jumpmaster manages to pull my ripcord at around 4000ft. I become conscious at 3000 ft and land safely back to the ground. 


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