Gold Coast Mayor Takes His Job To New Heights

Tate launches Parachuting Championships

Gold Coast Mayor Takes His Job To New Heights

Mayor Tom Tate has landed safely back on solid ground, after leaping out of a plane this morning!

Sick of ribbon cutting ceremonies, the Gold Coast Mayor decided to launch next week's World Parachuting Championships in style, by having a go himself.

The Mayor's plane took off around 7am, before Cr Tate jumped out and landed at Kirra Beach around 7:30.

He said it was real rush.

"Beautiful view, my adrenaline's pumping, I reckon I dropped a few pounds," he said.

The FAI World Parachuting Championships are being held on the Gold Coast from October 7-13.

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