The New Saints duo set to skydive for club sponsor

While some footballers might like to spend the close season on a beach or chilling out while enjoying having their weekends back, that’s certainly not the case for two TNS stalwarts.

Helen Evans and Caitlin Chapman will join their team sponsor Approved Care and Support for a charity skydive on Saturday 29 June – leaping from an incredible 15,000 feet to raise money for Walking with the Wounded, which provides support for British military veterans.

“I’m a bit of a thrill-seeker, I’ve always really wanted to do this!” says Helen – who’s never sought an adrenaline rush from a height before. “You have your safety briefing, you go up, you’re strapped on to someone, and you’ve just got to jump!”

“There’s no going back!” chimes in Caitlin. 

And it’s all for a charity close to Caitlin’s heart.

“My dad’s in the services, and I’ve got family who have also served,” she explains. “I didn’t know whether to do it or not, but when I heard about the charity, I said, ‘Yeah, I’ll do it’ – but I’m really scared – and excited!”

You can donate to Helen and Caitlin’s big adventure on their JustGiving page.

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