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You can snap a leg falling off a kerb, is not the height of the fall, more the angle than anything else.

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What in the fuck is a kerb? Also, at least you now know you probably weren't properly mentally equipped for that kind of activity anyway.

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Actually, I tripped over a 3 inch curb, broke my ankle and tore the ligaments. So, yes, it could be that bad from falling on a bottom step, especially because they are usually more than 3 inches.

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14, you should feel stupid, they were correcting somebody by telling them to use an instead of a.

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yeah Skydiving in Mexico sounds dodgy. Mabye, if you ended up skydiving, you would have died. You should never cut corners when it comes to stuff like Bungee Jumping or Skydiving.

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Eh. I know several mexican tandem instructors, and they are just as safe as any of the other tandem instructors. But really, unless they give you gloves and you bundle up, I know in Texas it's freakin' cold at altitude... You would be miserable under canopy. I guess it depends on where you are in Mexico. But you should know there are no USPA dz group members in Mexico... Just try to find someone USPA certified. And for all of you boring people who are scared of skydiving... You are more like

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Did you ever think those stats are biased? More people drive than skydive. Therefore... 50000 people could crash in a week... Out of 567864378 who drove that week. 3 skydivers could die in a year.. Out of 1000 who did so.

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Perhaps, but there is bias in everything, even in car wrecks and fatality stats for driving. The people in skydiving who die are the people who do something stupid, like do a performance turn at a low altitude. The people who jump out of the plane before the green light goes on.... The people who do turns at low altitudes. The people who lose altitude awareness. The people who do full turns at altitudes under 100 ft. Yes, I repeated the same thing three times. Because that is the main cau

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I concur. But I just happen to have bigger balls than most people. (Please note: I am a chick. These are metaphorical balls.) 28 jumps since August 09. I would be doing more, but I lack the funding.

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