Teachers take to the skies for charity

PUBLISHED: 11:39 12 March 2009 | UPDATED: 10:46 04 May 2010

WITCHFORD Village College English teachers took to the skies this month in a charity skydive. Ed Stokes and Scott Gaskins, jumped from 12,000ft to raise cash for the British Lung Foundation. Both teachers plan to complete Level 1 training to be able to c

WITCHFORD Village College English teachers took to the skies this month in a charity skydive.

Ed Stokes and Scott Gaskins, jumped from 12,000ft to raise cash for the British Lung Foundation.

Both teachers plan to complete Level 1 training to be able to complete solo jumps in future.

Witchford Press Club told the Ely Standard: "Prior to the jump both Mr Gaskins and Mr Stokes admitted to being slightly nervous however both teachers had previously had similar experiences as Mr Gaskins had paraglided before and Mr Stokes had raced motorbikes.

The teachers agreed that freefalling nearly 7000 ft was the most exciting part of the jump."

INFO: www.lunguk.org

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