Fear is an essential part of human evolution; it alerts us of danger and should always be honored. But fear can also be used to control and prevent us from taking positive risks that often result in a profound sense of self-empowerment. To understand this better, we spent the day with Skydive Arizona to learn more about what compels the top world competitors in skydiving to devote their entire lives to the sport. They also explore the mental health benefits they have experienced and witnessed over their careers by continually facing the most visceral of fears - falling.
Producer: Cáit NíSíomón
Videographer/Editor: Nate Huffman