Ramblers Drop Zone Action ⭐️ e-News #479 (30 August – 5 September 2021)

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Alain – 1st XRW
Mitch Gowland – Completed AFF


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Derek flying by himself for the first time – Photo Robin

Monday 30th August – and it was off to a good start. Our Tandem today was Emma Love.  Plus our two new students Luke Franklin and Owen Botham took to the skies for Stage 1 of their AFF CoursesFelipe Corte was also here for a coach jump.

Emma tandem freefall – Photo OliM
Luke TAFF Stage 1 – Photo Sara
Felipe B-Rel Stage 4 – Photo Adrian

Tuesday – Owen and Luke got stuck into it and did AFF Stages 2, 3 & 4.

Luke ready for AFF Stage 2
Luke AFF Stage 4 – Photos by Sara
Owen AFF Stage 3 – turning well – Photo Adrian

Wednesday 1st – September! Student Luke Franklin did Stages 5, 6 & 7 of his AFF Course.

Luke AFF Stage 6 – flying super smooth – Photo OliM
Luke AFF stage 7 exit – Photo Robin

On Thursday our Tandem today was Shae Collis.  Vihang Rangrej returned for Stage 4 of his AFF Course and Luke Franklin stuck around and did Stage 8.

Shae tandem freefall with OliM
Vihang AFF Stage 4 – Photos by Adrian

On Friday Mitchell Gowland returned and did AFF Stages 5, 6 & 7.  Laura Jones was also here for a B-Rel coach jump. It was a quiet sort of a mid-week that ticked over nicely.

Mitch AFF Stage 5 relaxing in the breeze – Photo OliM
Mitch AFF Stage 7 – doing some flips
Laura B-Rel Stage 5 with Daniel

Saturday arrived and so did a swag of fun jumpers and a couple of teams.  John Henry also arrived for a Tandem, and new aff students Roger Galito, Jason Corbitt, Crystal Woodham and Jason Alsop all the First Jump CourseMichael McCarthy was back for Stages 3 & 4, and Harley Schmith did Stages 7 & 8.  Mitch did AFF Stage 9 – completing his AFF. Well done Mitch; from a packer to a skydiver! Hannah Jefferies was also back for a coach jump.

John tandem canopy – Photos by Adrian
Roger TAFF Stage 1 – Photo Sara
Jason TAFF Stage 1 – Photo MarkS
Crystal under canopy – Photo OliM
Michael AFF Stage 3 – Photo MarkS
Michael AFF Stage 3 – turning well – Photo OliM
Harley AFF Stage 7 doing some flips
Harley AFF Stage 8 tracking for dayz – Photos by Adrian
Mitch alti check AFF Stage 8 – Photo Robin
Mitch AFF Stage 9 – Photo Weaver
Hannah B-Rel Stage 4 – Photo MarkS

Sunday – More Tandems today.  Kieren Peace, Colleen Cobbin, Brett Cobbin, and Marcela Badim Rocha Lima all took to the skies. Lots of fun jumpers were here doing their thing. Doug Dixon did a coach jump. Jason Alsop, Jason Corbitt and Roger Galitó all stuck around and managed AFF 2 before the weather set in – just after midday. Oh well, Monday is looking good!

Kieren tandem freefall – Photot OliM
Colleen tandem – Photo Adrian
JasonA ready for AFF Stage 2
JasonC ready for AFF Stage 2
Doug all smiles AFF Stage 2 – Photos by Sara

See ya,

Macca and Team Ramblers.

Reviews & Visitor Book Comments

 Shae Collis: “Best Birthday ever!!  Ollie was a dream to jump with.  Definitely plan on going again one day.”


DZ Flashback – Blast From The Past

Visit our Ramblers history webpage for more info…

1972 – Geoff Bingham at the first Perle Money meet.

(to be confirmed…)

Great place to visit, top food and hospitality and plenty of Skydiving activities to watch and enjoy.

Graham Pukallus

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