Skydiving Santa Crashes on Florida Beach While Bringing 'Elf on a Shelf' to Child - NBC 6 South Florida

Skydiving Santa Crashes on Florida Beach While Bringing 'Elf on a Shelf' to Child

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    The man was transporting an 'Elf on The Shelf' to a child in the area when he crashed into a tree and had to be hospitalized (Video Courtesy: September Howat)

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017)

    A skydiving Santa looking to make a grand entrance while taking an Elf on the Shelf to a 9-year-old girl crashed into a tree and light pole before hitting a Florida beach and breaking his leg.

    News outlets say George Krokus was dressed as Santa Claus during a Saturday skydive to deliver toys to the Tampa Bay Beach Bums Operation Santa Charity Volleyball Tournament.

    Madison Spiers saw the crash and later found a note from the "elf" named Kristoff who visits her house during the holidays. It said, "As we were about to land this big tree jumped right out in front of us!"

    She told a local news outlet that Kristoff is no stranger to adventure.

    Photo credit: Facebook / Dominic Nelson

    The elf sported a bandaged leg while staying with the recovering Krokus.

    Friends have set up a GoFundMe account to pay for the Skydiving Santa's medical expenses.

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