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Emmerdale Shoot April 2014

Date posted: 
Wednesday, 18 June, 2014

If you enjoyed our 2011 Emmerdale Tandem Skydive, you will also have noticed that actor Chris Chittell made his first tandem skydive with Skydive Hibaldstow this April. This is not the first time Emmerdale has featured tandem skydiving at our dropzone, they did a large sequence in 2011 which featured disabled skydiving as well.

Emmerdale photoshoot

This time however, the fictional character Eric Pollard was skydiving for charity on behalf of his estranged wife Val Lambert who had contracted HIV. Skydiving for charity is a common theme amongst the world of tandem jumping and this story fitted well. Speaking to Chris's tandem instructor Andy Wesley, "Chris did a great job on his first jump with me. Although scared like ma