Sewell family during a conversation with Explore Himalaya at Hotel Malla- James left to an interviewer
Eighteen year old James George Sewell from Great Britain becomes the youngest Everest Skydiver during the Everest Skydive 2013. Peter Leonard Sewell and Alexander Peter Sewell accompanied James to Khumbu Region for this extreme adventure. Peter and Alexander expressed their joy for James successful dive. James had a tandem jump with Dr. Ryan Jackson on October 25. James shares his experience with Explore Himalaya after his first ever Skydive.
“Initially, I was nervous throughout the whole trip about the dive itself. But, the whole team was really very supportive and Ryan handled the dive so well that I couldn’t have asked for anything better.”
“I was very well briefed, at least four times before the jump and the jump was ..brilliant….just amazing. I had a fantastic time. The experience was great.”
“The entire team of Everest Skydive is very experienced and wonderful. The team is very confident and they tried really very well to make the dive even more exciting.”
“We would recommend the program to everyone and we ended this holiday in a very happy note.”
Everest Skydive 2013 begins on October 24, 2013 with the four test jumps by the crew members. Prior to the jumps the crew of Everest Skydive 2013 arrived to their base at Syangboche. Four crew members- Dr. Ryan James Jackson, Mr. Derek Thomas, Ms. Wendy Smith and Mr. Omar Alhegelan landed on the Dropzone of Syangboche Airport 12400ft at 3PM after the successful test jumps.
Clients reached to Namche on the same day. Mr. Krishna Aryal, Coordinator for Special Adventure of Explore Himalaya has also joined the group of Skydivers.
Mr. Aryal said, “the weather is ideal and the skydivers are eager to make the jumps.” He informed us that before 9:30am on October 25 2013, three jumps were made. James George Sewell made the tandem jump from 23,000ft with Dr. Ryan Jackson. Solo jumps by Robert Andrew Crompton and Libor Fryzek from the same height were made after Sewell’s Jump. First three jumpers on the first day of Everest Skydive 2013, landed at the drop-zone in Syangboche Airport.