Skydivers did not make their expected appearance in the skies over Spirit River this June Jamboree weekend. We missed those bright canopies raining down to the bottom of the town. One day of something other than rain raining down would have been nice (especially on fair day!). If wishes were sunshine…
No actual skydivers yet this year, so while we’re waiting why not reminisce about the past. A couple of years ago, one particularly interesting person with a wish to jump out of a airplane 10,000 feet up came to Spirit River to do just that. Kuen Tang wrote about her experience for the Spinal Column, and you can read her article by following this link. While you’re there, be sure to read her biography as well. Some people are living proof that we can do anything – and maybe everything!
You might also be interested in this Herald Tribune article about the the dive.
Kind of inspiring, isn’t it?
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