after heart surgery: world record set by Laura Rites
[Sep 3] CLINCENI, Romania--Laura Nicoleta Rites made 3 successfully
skydives from an AN2 plane ( YR-PBF ), from 3608.92 feet (1.100
m) and set a new world record for Skydiving after having an open
The skydives were made on Clinceni utility airport near Bucharest,
and their goal was to train and prepare the young sportswoman.
The difference between all sportsman that was there
at those skydives was that Laura Nicoleta Rites was operated on
open cord by Romanian surgeons form Targu Mures.
Laura received her doctors permission prior to attempt
and performed another medical check after successfully set the record;
everything was OK for her and the baby.
In industrialized countries, diseases
of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease) account
for over 50% of deaths.
Heart attacks and strokes are the most common for these,
generally owing to atheroma (degeneration of the arterial walls).
Also at the time of skydives Laura Rites was pregnant with her son Mihnea Ionut, who is 5 years old
now and he loves to fly.
The event was mediated through the time by mass-media
and was characterized by Romanian Aeroclub officials as an act of
Laura Nicoleta Rites is now a counselor
of the President of the Deputy Chamber of Romania.