Disabled Toledo man checks off bucket list with 14,000 feet sky dive
Toledo, Ohio (WNWO)-- A Toledo man with developmental disabilities got to check off a step on his bucket list-- from 14,000 feet in the air.
On Friday , Forty four- year-old Ronald Ohm went sky diving.
"Just seeing how happy he was makes me so happy," said LeeAnn Frankfather, Residential manager with Sunshine Communities where Ohm is a resident.
Sunshine is an organization dedicated to supporting those with disabilities. About a year ago when going over life plans, staff said they threw out the idea of of going skydiving and Ohm took it seriously and started researching.
He actually isn't a fan of sports, toy cars are more his thing.
"I collect hot wheels but that started back in 2000, 2001 and 2002," Ohm told NBC 24.
But, when asked why sky diving he said it was because he wanted to do something most people were scared to do. Ohm never faltered when taking the two mile drop down to the ground. When asking if others with disabilities seen or unseen have a goal or something they want to accomplish, Ohm says all it takes is a little courage.
"One of my female friends I've been knowing since I don't know how long said I have more guts than she ever will."