The world is still mourning the loss of legendary basketballer, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi following a tragic helicopter crash.
The crash left 9 people, a baseball coach, his wife and daughter, a coach and mother, a mother-daughter duo the pilot, Kobe and his daughter Gigi dead.
Last year, Kobe Bryant gave an interview saying he decided to use helicopters as his mode of transport so that he can make time to spend with his children.
“Traffic started to get really bad. I was sitting in traffic and I ended up missing a school play because I was sitting in traffic. So I had to figure out a way I can still train and focus on the craft and still not compromise family time. That is when I decided to look into helicopters that I can use to get down and back in 15 minutes. That is when it started.
My routine was always the same. Weights in the morning, take my kids to school, fly down practice like crazy do my extra work, media and do everything I needed to know, fly back to carpool line and pick the kids up. My wife was like I can pick them up and I was like no, I wanna do that because you have road trips sometimes you do not see your kids because of the travels. so I get to see them and spend time with them, even if it is 20 minutes in the car I want that” Kobe said
All he wanted was to be an amazing father, especially to his daughters. He referred to himself as his girl’s daddy, a job he really enjoyed.