Wednesday 20 June 2018
Dubai - MENA Herald:

Skydive Egypt in cooperation with the Egyptian Parachuting and Air Sports Federation are hosting the first international event ‘JUMP LIKE A PHAROAH – Volume 1’ between 22 to 26 June 2018. The event will be taking place over the Great Pyramids of Giza where it will be offering the most thrilling and unique ultimate skydive ever over the last remaining wonder of the ancient world.

The Event is currently booked at full capacity having attracted 65 of the world’s most elite skydivers from USA, Russia, Czech, France, Switzerland, Kuwait, Austria, Belgium, Algeria, Dominican Republic, Chile, Canada, Germany, USA, Sweden, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Holland and Egypt. Skydivers will be jumping out of a Hercules C130 plane from an adrenaline-rushing altitude of 15,000 feet with the support of world renown Herman Landsman as Load Organizer.

Mostafa Saeed, Event Co-Founder commented: “We are truly proud and delighted to organize this world-class event in the land of the pharaohs. The entire Skydive Egypt team has spared no effort to ensure that this event is organized to perfection. It's all in the details and that's certainly the case for this event. Every element has been carefully thought through and planned well. We made sure nothing was left to chance, so the Event is an enjoyable and amazing experience to everyone attending”.

At least four professional cameramen will be in the air and two on the ground to capture the moment and produce amazing footage not only in the air but over and in front of The Great Pyramids as well.

Skydivers will perform Free Flying, Belly, Tracking, High - Opening and Tandem Jumping with some awe-inspiring maneuvers before landing safely in an area only 100 meters from the Khafre Pyramid.

The Event Founders, Mostafa Saeed and Mahmoud Sharaf anticipate many more Volumes to follow. For many years they have been dedicated to promoting Skydiving and raising the profile of the sport in Egypt. They have introduced dozens of Egyptians to Skydiving and arranged training in many other countries including Morocco, Kenya, Spain, Russia and Dubai.

The Event will also include breath-taking tours of Cairo’s most popular tourist sites including Old Cairo and Khan el Khalili (the oldest bazaar in Egypt), a tour of The Great Pyramids, Cairo Museum, in addition to dining in style while cruising along the River Nile under the stars.

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