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Michelle's Tandem Parachute Jump 2016

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Michelle Swaep

On Saturday 11th June, I am Skydiving for Charity, and joining a World Record attempt of the most Tandem Skydives performed in England in 24hrs!

Raising money for
Thyroid UK

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Feb 2012 I was diagnosed with an auto immune disorder called Graves disease, which attacked my Thyroid causing over activity of the gland.
You can think of the thyroid as a central gear in a sophisticated engine. If the gear breaks, the entire engine goes down with it. My thyroid was broken and in Aug 2013 I went for surgery to have it removed. As a result of the surgery I am now required to keep my engine ticking over with the help of many tablets every day for the remainder of my life. Thyroid UK helps sufferers fight the system to get better treatment for the many people it affects. I too have had to fight in order to be me again, and get the treatment I require.

Event details

Tandem Parachute Jump

I’ll be strapped to someone I barely know who will throw us out of an aircraft door from over 2 and half miles up, sending us freefalling at a speed of 120mph through the clouds, before gliding back down to my apparently envious supporters (their words not mine!). Possibly the craziest thing I have done to date, and let’s face it those of you who know me know I’ve done some crazy stuff in my time. But hey, it’s another tick on the Bucket List.

Event date

11-June-2016 00:00

Event type

UK challenge

Event already started


Peterborough Parachute Centre Sibson Airfield,
PE8 6NE,


Rather you than me! Very brave. x
Donation by Jules (TPUK Admin)
on 20-03-2016
£1.25 gift aid
You've had a rotten time of it and have certainly had to fight all the way. I'm so proud of you. Good luck my brave girl. Love Mum xx
Donation by Mummy
on 10-03-2016
£0.00 gift aid
Very Brave or Bloomin' crazy not sure which. Hope Chris has checked your Life Insurance is up to date !!!
Donation by Zoe & Matt xxx
on 09-03-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Best of luck!
Donation by Emma Turner
on 03-03-2016
£1.25 gift aid
Good Luck work Wifey, I know how hard this journey has been for you and this is a great charity and fantastic event. You be amazing, very proud of you, hope it’s a beautiful fun day for you Lots of love JK XXX
Donation by JK
on 03-03-2016
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £70.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £70.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £80.00

Donations closed

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