Hayley dives in to help her brother George

Hayley Jacklin and brother George EMN-141208-105637001
Hayley Jacklin and brother George EMN-141208-105637001

A Ludford teenager has taken a leap of faith to help her younger brother take part in an overseas adventure.

Hayley Jacklin jumped from 15,000 feet out of a plane travelling at 120mph at Hibaldstow airfield in a sponsored skydive to help younger brother George take part in a trip next summer.

“I’ve wanted to do a skydive for ages and took this opportunity straight away to raise money for my brother’s trip to Botswana in 2015,” said the fearless 19-year-old.

George has to raise £4,200 to take part in the trip, along with a group of students from De 
Aston School, with the World Challenge organisation.

While there, they will be working with a project to help the local community, which in the past has included renovating schools and orphanages.

“As I and my sister have already done the world challenge trip, I decided to do this bit extra for George knowing how difficult it is to raise funds to go,” added Hayley.”

And Hayley’s daring dive has raised more than 10 percent - £460 - of the amount George needs for his African adventure.

“It was the best thing I have ever done,” she said.

“I loved every minute of it and the instructors there were fun and fantastic too.”