Yanick jumps out of a plane.
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Despite their collective fear of heights, the rest of the women take a leap. "It was terrifying," Robin says. "But I did it." 

As soon as Yanick lands, the tears start to flow. "It was just tears of release," she says. "It's every voice in my head that I inflicted that I'm not good enough. That I can't do it. Be gone. It's done; it's over." 

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Jane says the hardest thing about the jump was trusting her instructor. "He was a great guy, but I just don't like not having control, that feeling of just putting your life into somebody else's hands," she says.

Ali says the women had extra swagger in their steps after completing the challenge. "We walked a different walk after we jumped," she says. "I was like a superhero when I came home.... It was empowering."
FROM: Oprah's "Step Out of Your Box" Challenge with Ali and Hilary Swank
Published on November 04, 2009

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