On 7th February the famous american youtuber Logan Paul published a video with the title “The day i should have died…(Skydiving Accident)” where he speaks about his last skydiving session where he got into some troubles that could’ve turned his experience in something really drammatic.
Before to talk more specifically about this video, let’s have a quick overview about him that is going to help readers that have never heard anything about this young guy. So, Logan Alexander Paul, 22 years old is a famous american youtuber and actor from Los Angeles. He was born in Westlake, Ohio and started to upload videos on youtube when he was just 10 years old. When he finished high school, his youtube channel had already a big audience.
At the beginning he went to the university of Ohio, but in 2014 he decided to break his career study to focus more on his youtube activity and to start a career as social media entertainer. In order to do this he moved to Los Angeles.
He became really famous after that he uploaded many videos on Vine, an app that allows users to make minivideos of max 6 sec. and post them on the social medias. On february 2014 he had something like 3 Milion of followers throughout differents social platforms. In 2015 he was appointed the 10th greatest influencer on Vine thanks to his minivideos allowing him to earn hundred thousands of dollars with advertising.
Actually he owns 2 youtube channels: one is LoganPaulVlogs where he makes daily videos about all kind of challenges and the other one is TheOfficialLoganPaul where he publishes short films. This popularity made him a real social media star and he was featured also in different tv spots. Along with the established career as social media entertainer he started also a career as actor.
So back to the video, he shows at the beginning how he got ready for this skydiving session, going to a skydiving store, to buy the required skydiving suite.
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As usual he spends most of the video making jokes and turning various situations into something hilarious, but at the end of the video finally he shows his full skydiving session and comments it.
He explains that it was his 7th skydiving session but the first one falling without his instructor. And what happened exactly? On the plane the instructor pushed down Logan and he falled down in the sky feeling himself fine and calm.
He opened the first parachute quite easily but then when he tried to open the main parachute, here came the problems.
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Normally it takes 3 up to 6 sec to open the main parachute but when he pulled it, somewhy it didn’t work and after few seconds Logan started to roll in the sky in an apparently free fall out of control.
Fortunately after 2 sec he managed to open the main parachute and everything was fine.
In the video Logan affirms that during that moment he didn’t panic, he was like “i’m ready to death”.
At the end of the video the famous youtuber says “you don’t have to be afraid to do the things that you want to do” and he promises to post other videos about future skydiving sessions. If he survives.