Dude Skypes His Parents While Skydiving, and They Freak the Hell Out

Parents practically live for when you take a moment out of your day to surprise them with an unexpected call -- just ask your mom (and call her!). But as seen in a recent YouTube video, an Irish traveler named Roger Ryan took the concept to, well, the extreme by calling his mom and dad via Skype moments before he jumps out of damn airplane at 14,000ft. Watch as his parents, Pat and Mary, freak the hell out while they watch their son plummet and, eventually, parachute to the Earth. 

"I thought he was in a bus," Ryan's dad said. "And we thought you missed us!"

Despite the stunt, it appears his parents were happy that he called. You know what to do now, guys.

h/t Huffington Post

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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and would love to pull something like this on his mom. Send news tips to and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.