Children have naturally different levels of daring, but little girls are told to be careful far more frequently than little boys. Watching a five-year-old girl encouraged by her dad to climb on top of a shed, then jump from that shed to another shed, is wonderfully refreshing.

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Gavin MacCall built this American Ninja Warrior obstacle course for his daughter Lylah in their backyard, and he gleefully narrates her blithely running up a ramp and zip-lining one handed. She’s got a lot of friends (stuffed animals) in the audience, a big smile on her face, and she is not afraid to walk down a tipping wooden plank, which I can’t say for myself.

The course also takes her by a collection of all the dead Christmas trees Lylah has decorated in her short life. This is obviously an indulgent dad having a blast with his kid. He even started a GoFundMe page after his story got picked up by USA Today. I’d normally be skeptical about that, but it’s only for $500, and he just wants supplies to build Lylah an even more perilous climbing apparatus. Lylah and her dad are inspiring me to be less careful and maybe swing from a tree branch today. And if I ever have a girl child of my own, she’ll definitely be jumping from log to log before she’s even potty trained.