May the Force be with you

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- citizen.co.za | 5 months ago

It saddened, but did not surprise me, that there was so much mocking comment on social media after one of the SA Army skydivers smashed into a display tube landing in the Loftus stadium during Cyril Ramaphosa’s inauguration on Saturday.

Most of those armchair critics have never parachuted, let alone skydived from 12,000 feet into a stadium with its swirling and unpredictable winds. I’ve only ever jumped out of a helicopter and that was, at most, from a height of 4m.

But I have the utmost respect for paratroopers.

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