"Is this part of the interview process?"
If only. We regularly do something to test our nerves; to show that we're not just data nerds sitting hunched over spreadsheets doing cost analytics.
This time it was sky-diving; or falling with style! Well plenty of falling but perhaps not as much style. "Definitely the scariest thing I've ever done!" Something about leaning out of a plane at 10,000 feet up with nothing below you but... panic!