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Man Skypes with parents while skydiving, records their epic freakout

Published Dec 17th, 2015 8:30PM EST

It’s always fun to surprise your parents but we don’t think anyone has ever surprised their parents quite like this before. recently recruited a guest staying at the Bounce Hostel in Sydney, Australia to help it record a promotional video that involved skydiving from 14,000 feet. Even better, the hostel guest decided to make a Skype call to his mother and father just seconds before jumping out of the plane.

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As you can imagine, this was quite a shock to his parents, who initially thought he was calling them from a bus. Once they realized that he was diving from a plane thousands of feet in the air, their facial expressions went from shock and fear to laughter and joy when they realized he was going to be safe. The mother clapping excitedly when she sees her son landing safely on the ground is nothing short of adorable.

Check out the video for yourself, although you should be aware that these cute Irish parents use a heavy dose of profanity when their son makes his big leap. In other words, this is not safe for work:

Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.