Area skydivers have own reasons for jumping from planes


Video by Brandon Aksamit, NewsNetNebraska

The Lincoln Sport Parachute Club is full of characters. Jerry Eddens sets records for the amount of  jumps in a 10-hour day. Lee Baney, an 82-year-old retired postal worker, jumps out of airplanes for fun. Lori Bausch started jumping to honor a friend who she lost to The War in Iraq. They leave their personal lives at home when they show up each weekend at a small field in Weeping Water, Nebraska each weekend to do what they love, which is skydiving. The field has a clubhouse, a hangar, a dirt airstrip and an airplane, which they leap from.

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