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Fan skydives in Israel six hours after Blackhawks Cup win

by Leah Hendrickson / Chicago Blackhawks
Adam Dorenfest celebrated the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup victory by jumping out of a plane over Haifa, Israel. The Highland Park, Ill., native donned a Marian Hossa jersey for his first skydiving experience. "We won the Cup, so I made the jump," Dorenfest said. "It was by far the best day I have ever had in my life." Relive his skydive with the photos below!

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Dorenfest was based in Tel Aviv, Israel, during the entire 2012-13 season.

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Dorenfest tuned into every game with start times as late (or early) as 3 a.m. local time. He wasn't a fan of the 4 a.m. start times in the Western Conference Finals in Los Angeles.

Of the 40 Americans in living in his dorm, there were two Red Wings fans, six Kings fans and four Bruins fans. Dorenfest was the lone Blackhawks fan.

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Dorenfest said hockey was the main topic of the conversation on most days.

After the win, Dorenfest went to work on 90 minutes of sleep.

When work was finished, he hopped a train from Tel Aviv to Haifa for the skydiving excursion. All in all, Dorenfest called the experience "by far the best day I have ever had in my life."

Photos courtesy of Adam Dorenfest.

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