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    Regular People Were Tricked Into High Diving And Shit Got Real

    Nope.

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    High diving is definitely up there on the list of things someone might not want to do voluntarily. We rounded up a few people to get lessons from a diving coach...and little did they know that by the end of the day, they'd be diving from the same height that Olympic divers do.

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    With a little help from an actual high-diving expert...

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    ...these folks were about to become high-diving champions. But first, it was important that they asked all the necessary questions:

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    Some were challenging themselves to address traumatic experiences…

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    ...while others were just plain ol' scared.

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    Overall, though, everyone was just feeding off the adrenaline.

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    And after shaking off the nerves, they slayed.

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    They did so well that they were getting a little cocky — so we had a little surprise for them... *evil laugh*

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    Instead of sticking to the original plan and heading back to work, they traveled to Mission Viejo to tackle the real deal:

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    Nah, I'm good.

    And had all of us stressed the fuck out.

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    So stressed that some people couldn't even fathom being in the second half of the video.

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    Before jumping, Rob gave them a solid pep talk:

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    K, cool.

    So they said a little prayer...

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    ...and started jumping like it was second nature.

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    And since they were doing so well, Rob decided to turn things up a notch:

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    In case you're wondering, the 10 meter is the highest dive in the Olympics. NO BIG DEAL, right?!

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    But they took that leap of faith...

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    ...and jumped.

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    Excuse me, I’m just shittin’ my pants

    They did a good job! No one hit the board or got hurt! 🏊🏊

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    And by the end of the day, all the participants definitely had a deeper respect for divers *no pun intended.*

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