Skydiving; a way of life

Chris Gay's gear when skydiving. / Jon Benson

What started out as just a hobby, and in college turned into something more. Skydiving might be one of the most thrilling daredevil sports known today, but for Chris Gay it's just another day at work.

Chris is a local who found a passion in skydiving when he discovered it while attending Georgia Tech. That passion has gotten him to where he is now, which is becoming a national champion.

Chris has competed with the best in the United States and with hard work, him and his team won the national title in two major events that earn them a spot to compete at the international level.

In December the International Parachuting Competition will take place in Dubai where country's from all over the world will compete for the gold.