Who Needs Rudolph? Paragliding Santa Soars Over Florida Beach

Santa Claus swapped out his sleigh for a paraglider as he soared over Florida beachgoers.

Video taken by Michelle Cook, who said she filmed it on December 18, shows Santa paragliding above Ponte Vedra Beach, near Jacksonville.

“This was a very exciting moment for everyone, not just the children,” Cook told Storyful. “The children where running after him yelling ‘Santa’ and he was waving back, saying, ‘Ho ho ho’ and dropping candy from the sky to them. It was awesome to witness.”

Jolly old Saint Nick’s technique has improved over last year, when he made news after getting stuck in power lines while paragliding in California. Credit: Michelle Cook via Storyful

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