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DJ of His Word: Hardwell Loses Bet And Jumps Out of Airplane

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It is dizzying to think about the progression of DJ Hardwell‘s career. Over the past few years the young Dutch star, known to his family as Robbert van de Corput,  has dazzled global audiences from Australia to Argentina and London to Los Angeles with his high octane sets. He has trail-blazed multiple tours across the North American club scene and achieved multiple chart rushing singles such as Never Say Goodbye and Dare You.

Knowing Robbert’s dislike for daring extreme sports, childhood friend and instigator, Skiandre, made a bet that should Hardwell make #1 the Top 100 DJ poll, he and a group of his closest friends would jump thousands of feet from an airplane to celebrate. When Hardwell was approached with this challenge, he was a little more than nervous. Offering a glimpse into the superstar’s world, speaking candidly about their relationship and the origins of the pact, the video shows Hardwell and his best friends Adithya (aka Kill the Buzz), Rick, Mattijs (his manager) and Skiandre as they turn a tough bet into a reality.

No matter how big a man gets, he still must face fears. We can’t help but revel in seeing Hardwell face his. We recommend skipping to 6:45 if your focus is primarily on the drop…

 

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