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Leclerc skydiving stunt did not go down well with Ferrari

Charles Leclerc admits that he"s recent leap of faith from 13,000 feet led to a reprimand from Ferrari as he had not asked his employer permission for the stunt.

With the F1 season done and dusted over a month ago in Abu Dhabi, Leclerc sought to sustain his adrenalin level, indulging in some high-altitude thrill by skydiving for the very first time.

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The Monegasque undertook his initiation in Dubai and jumped in tandem with an instructor, an experience that elated the two-time Grand Prix winner but failed to impress his employer, whose permission he had "forgotten" to seek.

"You normally should do, [and] I do," explained Leclerc last weekend at the Autosport International Show during a Q-amp;A with fans.

"I didn"t for skydiving, because I just told myself that in case it will go wrong I will not be here to be told off!"

"So, yeah, I just went for it, and then they were a little bit upset. At the end, I won"t do it a second time.

"It was amazing. But it was just to do it once."


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1st skydive today. What an amazing experience, jumping alone is next on the list 😬

A post shared by CHARLES LECLERC (@charles_leclerc) on Dec 2, 2019 at 6:28am PST

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