e-News #293 (28 Aug. – 3 Sept. 2017)

Monday, September 4, 2017

Achievements

Mark Noble – Certificate B
Bianca Wilson – Certificate B
Justine Hilton – Certificate B
Ty Fels – 100 Jumps – Load 3 Sunday
Chris Byrnes – Coach Reconfirmation

Photos Missed From Last Week:

Ayden AFF Stage 9
Peter in tandem with Darren last Sunday – Photos by Scotty

Here it is again, your weekly DZ Newsletter from Monday 28th August, and the start of the week was quiet. Nothing happened today, no jumping. It was a bit of a relief really after such a full on weekend!

But on Tuesday  Mr Woo’s group did some serious jumping. And on Wednesday Troy Hanson was here for AFF Stages 4 & 5. Cameron our pilot also did Stage 7 of his AFF. Ayden de Ruiter also got a B-Rel jump in.

Troy AFF Stage 4 with Sara – Photo Adrian
Troy AFF Stage 5 – Photo Sara
Ayden B-Rel 4 – Photo Adrian
Candyman AFF Stage 7 opening – Photo by Scotty

Thursday was also a quiet day so the staff did some tandem training.

Adrian doing a tandem with Scotty – Photo Doyley

Friday was back to busy. Tandems were Sally Reiners and Reanna McGreevy.

Sally’s tandem – Photo Sara
Reanna tandem exit with Darren
Reanna and Darren in freefall – Photos by Adrian

Troy Hanson did Stages 6, 7 & 8 of his AFF Course.

Troy AFF Stage 7 – Photo by Doyley
Troy AFF Stage 8 – Photo Adrian

A bunch of fun jumpers were here and some good loads happened. So did our Friday night sausage sizzle.

Adam Williams Head Up Freefly Crest – Photo Doyley

On Saturday the weather was pretty good. A little bit of everything happened; new students, old students, flatties (Jim Czerwinski’s Two Galahs Ten did a couple of practice jumps), angles and wing suiters kept the pace steady. Our tandems for the day were Lou Langrish, Angie Wright and Wayne Mundey.

Lou in tandem with Doyley
Lou after landing – Photos by Sara
Angie tandem with Darren on exit
Angie and Darren showing some love – Photos by Adrian
Wayne’s tandem – Photo Sara

Our new students Nathan Cagney, James Wald and Cody Collins did their Stage 1.

James AFF Stage 1
Cody AFF Stage 1
Isaac angle – Photos by Doyley
Bianca’s 50th jump – a Wingsuit Rodeo jump with Byrnesy
Bianca’s 50th jump – a Wingsuit Rodeo jump with Byrnesy – Photo by Alex

Our only tandem on Sunday was Jordana Rooney.

Jordana tandem exit – what a thrill?! Go Jordana!
Jordana happy in freefall
Jordana after landing – Photos by Sara

Cody Collins and Nathan Cagney from yesterday did Stages 2 & 3 and Ray McLoughlin, back from a lay off, did Stage 4.

Cody AFF Stage 2
Nathan AFF Stage 3
Ray AFF Stage 4 – Photos by Doyley

The wind turned a bit nasty in the middle of the day but we ended on a good high with a fun load. And a good feed at the pub as usual!

See ya!
Macca & the Ramblers Team.

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