A hardy fundraiser from Sheffield took things to new heights to raise money for charity.
Adrenaline junkie Aaron Wiseman-Rust, aged 16, of Thornbridge Drive, Frecheville, took the plunge from 15,000 feet in a charity skydive for The Jasmyn Chan Foundation.
Aaron, a friend of Jasmyn’s at Birley Community College, wanted to do his bit in memory of her after she was killed in a hit-and-run.
He said: “A few friends were talking about a charity football match, but I wanted to do something a bit different.
“Somebody suggested a skydive and I though yeah why not so I looked it up and got the ball rolling.”
Aaron who was in the same year as Jasmyn at school said she was a remarkable girl.
“She was a really kind person” said Aaron.
“She cut off her own hair for charity to raise money and would do anything for anybody.
“When I found out that she had died I couldn’t believe it - I was in total shock.
“I just wanted to give something back and I hope this skydive has done that.”
Aaron said he enjoyed the skydive experience, despite last minute nerves.
He said: “I was really excited and not that nervous to begin with but as we climbed higher and higher I started to get more anxious.
“I was hanging over the edge and we dropped out of the plane - it was an incredible rush, an amazing experience.
“I was only in the air for a few minutes but when the parachute came out the instructor let me guide it to the ground.”
Jasmyn was killed as she crossed Normanton Hill, Intake, last year.
She saved a friend’s life by pushing the youngster out of the way of the speeding car.