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Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards Decends Weymouth Sea Life Tower

Tower 3

9:25am 9th June 2012

A famous dare devil has taken the plunge from Weymouth's new sea life tower!

Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards, renowned for his famous ski jumping, has been testing out the towers emegency exit system.

Standing on the observation deck and hanging down the 53 metre high column, Eddie slowly descended down the tower on a harness.

With his feet safely on the floor he said "i felt completely safe and was has happy to help".

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