13 June 2015
Jumping out of plane to raise money and awareness of mouth cancer may sound extreme. But that’s exactly what happened this past weekend.
Yesterday [14 June 2015], mum of two, Louise Chidlow decided to take things to a new level in many was and skydive out of a plane from 10,000 feet.
It is estimated that over the next decade around 60,000 people in the UK will be diagnosed with mouth cancer and without early detection an half of those will not survive.
That is why Louise, dental Advisor at British dental Health Foundation, felt that it was important to go to extremes to highlight the issue.
Louise has seen cases of mouth cancer increase by 50 per cent since she first started working for the charity ten years ago, so was keen to volunteer when the opportunity arose to perform a tandem skydive at Brackley Parachute Centre in Oxford.
On her experience self-confessed adrenaline junkie Louise said: “I felt no fear when it came to jumping out of a plane but nothing could p…