Stepping to the edge of the diving platform he felt a sudden #surge of adrenaline. He was surprised how much higher it looked up here than it did from the pool deck.

“You can do it, son!” his dad yelled from below, an encouraging smile on his face.

He felt his heart pounding, his palms sweating, his vision narrowing.

He looked down one more time, then stepped back from the edge.

He took a deep breath.

He jumped.