“Absolutely!” he replies. “I’ve taken countless people up, and haven’t lost any yet.”
I gulp, peeking over the edge. It’s a LONG way down. But, what the heck. I’ve come this far.
Three ... two ... one ...
GERONIMO! I jump.
What a rush! I’m careening straight back to earth, at full speed. Soon I yank the cord, and my parachute causes me to just float.
Talk about overcoming phobias. Skydiving is pretty darned awesome.