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Bindi Irwin's Boyfriend Chandler Powell Experiences First Crocodile Jump: 'Can't Wait for More'

by Elisa Osegueda 12:03 PM PDT, August 18, 2016
Playing Bindi Irwin's Boyfriend Chandler Powell Experiences First Crocodile Jump: 'Can't Wait for More'

Bindi Irwin's boyfriend, Chandler Powell, can cross one more thing off his bucket list!

The 19-year-old professional wakeboarder jumped a crocodile for the first time, while joining Bindi on her annual "Croc Trip" through the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve in Far North Queensland, Australia, on Wednesday.

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"Cannot describe how excited I am to have jumped my first saltwater crocodile!!!" Powell wrote on Instagram, who was all smiles while holding down the giant aquatic reptile. "Stanley was 9 feet 10 inches long and was last caught in 2013. Blessed to be a part of this awesome work." 

A second pic shows Powell and other members of the Australia Zoo holding down the crocodile as Bindi measures its length.

"Here's another shot from my first croc jump!" he wrote. “By far the most amazing feeling in the world. Can't wait for more!" 

Here's another shot from my first croc jump! By far the most amazing feeling in the world. Can't wait for more!

A photo posted by Chandler Powell (@chandlerpowell) on

More pics of their expedition below.

EXCLUSIVE: Bindi Irwin Calls Boyfriend Chandler Powell a 'Huge Part of My Journey' 

During an interview with ET in May, the Dancing With the Stars champ gushed about her boyfriend and explained why he’s so special to her.

"I think what's really wonderful about Chandler is that no matter what is happening, he's always there for me and he always makes me smile and laugh and it's brilliant to have someone so kind who really understands your world," she said. "He loves wildlife, he loves conservation and he's just really passionate about making a difference and he's always such a kind person, which is great."

For more on the happy couple watch the video below.

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