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Here’s what it’s like to swim on the edge of Victoria Falls

After a brief hiatus from making travel movies (moving continents has gotten in the way of my filmmaking) I’m excited to announce that I have a new video on my Youtube channel!

And, if I may say so myself, it’s pretty awesome. Actually, breathtaking is probably a more accurate description.

Because, in my latest clip, I take you with me to Africa, so you can peep Zambia and Victoria Falls in all their glory.

You see, when I travelled to the motherland a few months ago, I not only had the opportunity to visit the mighty mighty Victoria Falls, but to SWIM in them. Yes, SWIM in them.

And thus, this video chronicles my frolic in what is known as the Angel’s Pool in Livingstone, Zambia. Talk about living on the edge! (pun intended!) It’s one of the coolest things I’ve ever done.

So give the video a watch and then ask yourself: Would you swim in the falls or nah?!?

WATCH IN HD for a maximum adrenaline rush, and, if you’re feeling it, help a sista out by sharing with your friends and subscribing to my Youtube channel!

Have you ever visited Victoria Falls? Perched on its precipice? I’d love to know!

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16 Comments

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    Art Travel Eat Repeat
    July 14, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    haha, I was nervous just watching how close you were to the edge!

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      Oneika
      July 14, 2016 at 6:07 pm

      You and me both!! LOL!

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    LC
    July 14, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    I think a little bit of pee came out while I was watching your video. Glory lory, that looks frightening!

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      Oneika
      July 14, 2016 at 6:06 pm

      ROFL!!

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    Ediyie
    July 14, 2016 at 4:15 pm

    OMG that video was awesome!! I will be adding it to my list of places to visit 🙂

    How did you keep yourself from slipping backwards?!?

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      Oneika
      July 14, 2016 at 6:06 pm

      Thank you!

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    Janine
    July 14, 2016 at 7:37 pm

    I did this too! So amazingly exhilarating but terrifying! Glad you enjoyed it as well 🙂

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    Nick Fox
    July 14, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    Great stuff as always, Oneika. Visiting the falls has been on my list for a long time. Hope to make it there in the next couple years.

    Stay on the good foot.

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    Jodi
    July 15, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    Looks like quite the adventure! Totally adding this to my travel wish list. Combined with a safari tour and a river tour in Botswana, it would be my personal trip of a lifetime.

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    Alyssa
    July 15, 2016 at 1:42 pm

    Wow wow wow, watching that made me fear for your life! I’m intensely afraid of heights (or more the falling to my death part) – I almost cried while on the Xstrata treetop walkway at Kew Gardens. In these instances I’ll leave the globetrotting to you, completely satisfied with a video that made me feel like I was there!

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    Amanda
    July 15, 2016 at 10:00 pm

    Ahhh I’m so envious! This is something I would have LOVED to do at Victoria Falls, but I was there in May/June when the falls were at high-flow, and swimming is them is definitely a no-no. Guess I’ll just have to go back someday!

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    Dawn Starr
    July 29, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    No, I didn’t swim, but I did fish on the Zambezi. We had to watch out for rhinos, crocs, etc. The river was high, which foiled our fishing goals. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy reading your posts.

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    Rebecca
    July 31, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    Incredible!! And scary!! Last year we visited Iguazu Falls on both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides, and the power and noise were just out of this world. Mother Nature is pretty amazing, huh? 🙂

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    fendi
    August 3, 2016 at 6:04 am

    nice view

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    Tracey Moore
    August 11, 2016 at 2:33 am

    Hey, If you get around to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, let me know and I will hook you up with a couple of nights free accommodation at http://www.graniteparklodges.com Regards, Tracey

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    Prince
    September 21, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    Heart was pounding very fast that’s incredibly incredible???hehehe.

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