Jul 31, 2015 PLYMOUTH VOICE.
Plymouth Michigan News
Plymouth resident Leo Battaglia generated a lot of interest last month when he turned to skydiving to celebrate his 90th birthday.
With his family watching, Battaglia who has emphysema and must have oxygen 24-7, took a plane ride up 7500 feet with his grandsons. Battaglia was harnessed to a professional skydiver.
“I didn’t feel any sensation of falling at all… It just felt like I was flying through the air.” Batttaglia said with big smile.
“It seemed to last quite a long time, but I think it was only like 45 seconds that was free fall.”
Smiling with thumbs up during the free fall and afterwards, said he’d do it again, anytime.
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