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Caught On Video: Skydiver Suffers Seizure During Jump Before Instructor Pulls Ripcord, Saving Him

SAN BRUNO (CBS SF) -- A skydiver posted video of himself having a seizure during a jump that quickly racked up views on YouTube.

The diver posted the video on San Bruno-based YouTube under the username Nomadic Adrenaline showing what he describes as "possibly the scariest moment of my life."

The footage was captured on a Go-Pro-style helmet mounted camera, showing the moment the man jumped out of the plane thousands of feet above the ground.

GUY HAS SEIZURE WHILE SKYDIVING by Nomadic Adrenaline on YouTube

Shortly after jumping, the man suffers a seizure "while attempting a left hand turn."  Seeing that something was wrong as the man spent thirty seconds unconscious and freefalling, the jumpmaster managed to slip through the air and pull the man's ripcord.

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The diver says he "became conscious at 3,000 feet," before landing safely.

The video - which reportedly was taken using a camera from San Francisco-based GoPro - had over two million views less than 24 hours after being posted Sunday morning.



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