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Engaged Ohio Couple Takes The Plunge, Literally


Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Bill Mathis said he wanted to do something crazy, and apparently just getting married wasn't crazy enough. So the 58-year-old Ohio man told his bride-to-be that he would only get married if they went skydiving together. Gail, the bride, thought about it, then took the leap. The couple held the ceremony in a plane, then tumbled out from 7,500 feet. The bride says she enjoyed skydiving, but she may never do it again.

It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.