Maisie Williams Skydives for Dolphins
All hail Arya Stark
Game of Thrones star and Dolphin Project Ambassador Maisie Williams will be jumping out of an airplane at 15,000ft to raise awareness and funds for the Dolphin Project this weekend. She is hoping to inspire others to think outside the box to bring the plight of captive dolphins to the masses.
Skydiving is something I have done before and enjoyed so much so I though ‘why not do it for a good cause?’Doing wild things for charity brings more attention to topics I feel are really important – Maisie Williams
You can support Maisie & the Dolphin Project below:
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- Maisie Williams “List” Tee to Benefit Dolphin Project - June 23, 2016
- VIDEO: Rare Hector’s Baby Dolphin - December 9, 2015
- Directioners Don’t Go to SeaWorld Contest Winners - November 8, 2015
- Dolphin Project’s UK Hazza Fan Challenge - September 25, 2015
- EXCLUSIVE: Virtual Reality Wild Dolphin PSA - August 25, 2015
- Happiest orca ever! - August 11, 2015
- Harry Styles Calls Out SeaWorld - July 10, 2015
- VIDEO: Whale Blows a Rainbow in Southern California - July 6, 2015
- VIDEO: Trapped dolphin rescued by Kayakers - July 3, 2015
Born and Raised in Coconut Grove. FL, Lincoln spent much of his childhood in or around the ocean. His father Richard O’Barry was the dolphin trainer for the Flipper TV series, who now works to free captive dolphins back into the wild. The first four years of his life were spent living at the original Dolphin Project headquarters. The other 2 residents at the time were Liberty and Florida, the 2nd dolphins Ric released back into the wild. The next door neighbor at the time was President Nixon.
Lincoln’s first trip to Japan was around his 6th birthday. Ric was producing a series of Celebrate The Whale concerts in Japan. On this trip, the family made its first visit to Taiji, the birthplace of Japanese whaling and location of the drive slaughter.
Lincoln O'Barry has worked with his father on readaptions and releases of captive dolphins in Colombia, Indonesia, Nicaragua, and the United States.
In the mid 90’s, Lincoln started his own production company. As a producer, Lincoln worked with such clients as Elle, Italian Elle, Marie Claire, Mini Cooper, Coca Cola, Discover Card, Ray Ban. He worked with luminarie photographers such as Ellen Von Unwerth, Jesse Frohman, Ben Watts, Pier Paulo Ferrari, and Michele Compt. In the past few years, Lincoln expanded the company to include TV and Film. He produced up-fronts for The Travel Channel Animal Planet & Discovery Channel.
In 2009 Lincoln & Ric’s work in Japan trying to end the dolphin slaughter was featured in the Academy Award winning film “The Cove”. In 2010 Lincoln Directed & Executive Produced the award winning Animal Planet mini series “blood Dolphin$”. The series went on to air in over 30 countries. During filming of the series, Lincoln was instrumental in ending the largest slaughter of dolphins in the world, which takes place in the Solomon Islands. The series also took him to Indonesia where he built the largest dolphin rehab/release sanctuary to date. In Indonesia, Ric & Lincoln worked to shut down one of the last traveling dolphin circuses found anywhere.
When not under the water or on an airplane, Lincoln can be found in Venice Beach with his dog Charlie. His production company BayRock Media, specializes in development and production of Film and Television & Internet content.