How Does Tinker Bell Stop Her Plummet

When Gina would zip line down from the Matterhorn and across the castle during the fireworks show, she needed a way to stop. Disney created a way for the Tink Crew to stop her. They put a mattress in a cloth casing with handles. When crashing into it, Gina would turn her body and slam into it shoulder first. Cast Members have said they used to place bets on how hard she would slam into the mattress each night.

If you would like to listen to her talk about experiences flying, you can listen to her podcast interviews HERE.

To read more about Gina as Tinker Bell or get an autograph, visit her website.

If you would like a Fantasy pin created to honor the flying Tinker Bells of Disneyland, click HERE.

Gina Rock's Dedication to Bob Yerkes

I met Bob Yerkes at my High School gym; Cleveland High School in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County; right about 1973. I was on the...