I am terrified of hights, so I generally try to keep my feet planted on the ground. My husband however, is a thrill seeker who is always ready to try something new. And there have been several times in recent years that he's tried to talk me into trying the ultimate thrill- skydiving.

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Thinkstock/ Joggie Botma

Maybe this is the reason I needed to finally strap on a parachute and hop on a plane. This July, Skydive Grand Haven offers thrill-seekers a unique opportunity to become part of history. On July 13, the inaugural World Skydiving Day will take place, celebrating the exhilaration of skydiving and providing a chance to set a new world record.

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World Skydiving Day aims to set the record for the most tandem skydives and jumps by licensed skydivers completed in a single day. Participants who join this exciting event can order a certificate to commemorate their involvement in the World Skydiving Day Record.

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Skydiving enthusiasts from around the globe are gearing up to participate in this ambitious attempt. Skydive Grand Haven will collaborate with prominent organizations like the U.S. Parachute Association, Australian Parachute Federation, British Skydiving, Canadian Sport Parachuting Association, and many other global associations to achieve this record-breaking feat.

For those eager to be part of this extraordinary event, bookings for July 13 are now open. Don't miss the chance to join skydivers worldwide in this thrilling quest to make history.

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