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Skydiving ‘Harry Potter’ fans attempt real-life Quidditch match

Some things take a leap of faith to believe.


Amrita Khalid

Internet Culture

Published May 7, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 7:55 pm CDT

We have reached peak Harry Potter fandom in the most epic of ways.

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Skydivers in Colombia reenacted a game of Quidditch from more than 10,000 feet in the air. Brooms in hand, the daredevils leapt out of a plane equipped with quaffles and a goal post for their mid-air match. All that was missing was a golden snitch.

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The end result gives any Quidditch scene from the Harry Potter film series a run for its money:

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The magical game is a promotional stunt by ETB, a Colombian phone company. The six lucky skydiving fans are all the company’s employees. It’s no doubt this crew of daredevil athletes are the envy of all Muggle Quidditch teams everywhere.

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*First Published: May 7, 2016, 1:53 pm CDT