MYRTLE BEACH, SC - Gender reveals are generally pretty exciting for first-time parents. Some even go to extremes with a large party and cake. But a couple on vacation in Myrtle Beach had the gender reveal of a lifetime thanks to a little help from the city's popular SkyWheel.
Matt Ostergaard and his fiance Adrianna Zbik have a family vacation home in Myrtle Beach, WMBF reports.
The couple was originally going to have twins but lost one baby during the course of the pregnancy. In an attempt to cheer his fiance up, Ostergaard decided to try and make the reveal extra special. Living in New Jersey, Matt tried for the Empire State Building, but that was a no go.
"I told her I'm going to light up the sky regardless, one way or another," he said.
So, Ostergaard spoke with managers at the SkyWheel, who agreed to help.
On Wednesday, the reveal finally happened and the Ferris wheel's pink lights showed the couple was to have a girl.
The beautiful moment was captured by a local photographer who posted the pictures on Facebook.
"I never thought in a million years that just sending an email to the SkyWheel Myrtle Beach would not only get the response saying sure we would love to help anyway we can, but also such an amazing gender reveal out of it," Matt said in a Facebook post.
Congratulations to the soon-to-be parents!