Amazing Courage From a Fourth Grade Ski Jumper


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Just watching this video gives me a bit of vertigo. Her monologue is a rundown of everything that was going through my mind, but I doubt I would have the courage to actually go for it. What's more, this girl is only in the 4th grade! When I was in the 4th grade anything scarier than a Goosebumps novel would probably have put me into a panic coma.

Uploader UK2NZ2NC2UT says, "As several people have pointed out it's more about the emotions and facing your fears and overcoming them, than the jump itself...Personally I find it inspirational." I, and several others from twitter do too:

Kids Really Aren't Afraid of Much, Are They? She's In 4th Grade! 2 hours ago via Tweet Button ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

DJ Paulie Video Of The Day: This 4th Grade Girl Has Alot of Courage. @djpaulie @s_orrico @nishe7 @soleilugomemo(image) 6 minutes ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

This is adorable: A 4th grade girl's first time on the ski jump - 3 days ago via Buffer ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Anyone else care to share a moment where you conquered your fears?