LOOK: Maine Mendoza is free as a bird in skydiving experience
“I have always wondered how it would feel to fly,” “Eat Bulaga” host Maine Mendoza said. Now, she knows the answer to that.
Mendoza shared on Instagram on New Year’s Day that while she was taking a break from hosting duties in the noontime show for a vacation in the United States, she did a death-defying act by trying out skydiving.
But the Dabarkad admitted she had some apprehensions before jumping off of the aircraft; she felt so nervous as she agreed to sign a waiver to make it all happen.
“Funny thing, I almost cried while sitting inside the aircraft – incredibly nervous and happy – because DAMN I cannot believe I am actually doing this!” she wrote.
When the moment of truth finally came for Mendoza, she leaped off thousands of feet above the ground. She said she “felt nothing but absolute bliss” and shared that the experience was “unreal.”
“Best part is I didn’t pee my shorts!” Mendoza joked. She was thankful for coming out alive after the experience. Mendoza also hopes she can do it again, and alone, next time.
“You might just be amazed at what you could achieve and how far your jump can take you ONLY if you take the chance,” the host-actress added.
I have always wondered how it would feel to fly. How do birds feel when they soar through the sky. How it feels to see everything from up above. I was fortunate enough to experience this in the magic city— Miami. Funny thing, I almost cried while sitting inside the aircraft– incredibly nervous and happy– because DAMN I cannot believe I am actually doing this! (There is nothing more nerve-racking than the anticipation; from signing the waiver to the plane ride up; and when they open that motherfriggin door mid-flight! Jusko ang puso ko!) But when we jumped off, I felt nothing but absolute bliss. For the most part, it felt unreal to me. It was breathtaking– literally, too. It was amazing. Best part is I didn’t pee my shorts! Seriously though, I cannot believe I actually did it; I took the ultimate plunge! I was so freakin scared but still I made it alive. Lol! Next on my bucket list is to do it alone. (Charot, semi-not charot!) It made me realize most of the things worth doing starts with being nervous or terrified. You just gotta take the leap and make it happen. You might just be amazed at what you could achieve and how far your jump can take you ONLY if you take the chance. Sabi nga sa Nike, “just do it”! Some things are always worth a try. At the end of the day, chances are you’ll be thanking yourself for taking the risk because it made you happy… or at least alive. I hope we all get to experience new things and collect wonderful memories this 2018! Happy New Year, everybody! 😉
Mendoza, as she took a break from “Eat Bulaga”, revealed that she was staying in the sunny beaches of Miami, Florida. JB
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