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I experienced a bit of height-induced anxiety as I stood atop the 128-meter Olympic Ski Jump tower in Lake Placid. Peering down from this imposing launching point that ski jumpers use when they soar through the air made me dizzy. And I was only standing there! I couldn’t begin to imagine the act of doing something like this – ever! Shaking my head in disbelief, I repeatedly muttered, “They must be insane!”