Indoor Skydiving Thrills Visually Impaired Adventurists.

A group of thrill-seekers who are blind or visually impaired took to the air to try their hands at indoor skydiving in a Barcelona wind tunnel, Wednesday, October 20.

Participants said they were overjoyed by the experience and the sense of freedom they felt as they flew in the wind tunnel alongside an instructor.

"It felt like being in a pool of air, but you can breathe,” one participant, Xavier de la Rosa, said. "You feel completely free."

Another participant, Emma Perez, said the sport was accessible to people with disabilities and was something she felt she could do on her own with some practice.

Wednesday's high-flying adventure was part of Handifly, a project that started in 2016 and aims to bring parachuting and indoor skydiving to people with disabilities.

(Reuters)

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