1st grade, I was 6 years old. I was dared to jump off the roof of our school onto the concrete blacktop playground below.
that time the school had a ramp that surrounded the front entryway and
if you were nimble enough you could climb up the sides of one set of
stairs and onto the concrete sides of this ramp and from there up onto
the roof (it was the early 1980's, safety was not primary in the minds
As for my self, I was big on bravado and on impressing older boys. I was short on foresight.