Watch This Terrified Fourth-Grader Talk Herself Into Going Off A Ski Jump For The First Time Ever

Ski jumping can be scary, especially if you’re in fourth grade and have never gone off a 40-meter jump before.

Devour found this great video of a little girl’s first jump. She spends a minute or so talking herself into going off the jump (with varying degrees of terror and faux-confidence). But when she finally takes the plunge, her sobs are replaced by sheer joy (scroll to the bottom for the complete video).

Here’s the progression of her emotions:

little kid ski jumping

Photo: YouTube

little kid ski jumping

Photo: YouTube

little kid ski jumping

Photo: YouTube

little kid ski jumping

Photo: YouTube

Here’s the video:

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