Ramblers Drop Zone Action ⭐️ e-News #547 (13-19 Feb. 2023)

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

 Thomas – Completed AFF
 Michael – Completed AFF
 William – Completed AFF

 Tom – Wingsuit Crest

Monday 13th February – Great start to the week! 17 fun jumpers skydivers were here and 3 loads done. Only one Tandem today, welcome to the sky Bek. But our students got stuck into it. Michael did AFF Stages 2, 3 & 4; Jacei did Stage 8 and Thomas did AFF Stages 7, 8 & 9 – completing his AFF Course. Congratulations! 🎉 A B-Rel Coach jump was done by Ben with Toddy.

Bek loving her tandem – photo Sara
Bek loving her tandem – photo Sara
Michael AFF Stage 3 – doing some turns
Michael AFF Stage 4 – photos by Adrian
Jacei ready to exit on AFF Stage 8 – photo Sara
Reece, Savannah, and Ben – B-Rel 6-3 – photo Toddy

Tuesday – was off! And Wednesday was slow. 6 fun jumpers were here but only did 1 load. New AFF student William did TAFF Stage 1.  A B-Rel Coach jump was done by Dylan with Toddy.

On Thursday it was Game On! 16 fun jumpers were here and 4 loads were done. 2 Tandems were also done by Tsai & Janelle, AFF student William from yesterday did Stages 2, 3 & 4, Aidan and Michael did Stages 5 & 6, and a B-Rel Coach jump was done by Dylan with Reece.

Janelle tandem canopy – photo Adrian
Will AFF Stage 3 – photo Shelby
Will AFF Stage 4 – practicing turns
Michael AFF Stage 5 – photo OliM

Friday – 24 fun jumpers were here and managed to get 4 loads going. 2 Tandems were also here, – Tarlae & Sarah. AFF students William  did Stages 5, 6 & 7, and Michael did AFF Stages 7, 8 & 9 – completing his AFF Course – Congratulations! 🎉 3 B-Rel Coach jumps were done by Dylan, Tony and Brendan.

Will AFF Stage 5 – flying by himself for the first time
Will AFF Stage 6 – freestyle exit
Dylan B-Rel Stage 6 with Anthony – photo Toddy
Michael AFF Stage 7
Michael AFF Stage 8 – photos OliM
Michael AFF Stage 9 – photo Robin

Saturday was busier. Good weather and 64 fun jumpers got 13 loads were done. Our Tandems today were Max, Hayden, Molly, Felicity, Luke, Angus, Benny & Jarrod.  AFF student Patricio did AFF Stages 4, 5 & 6,  and William did AFF Stage 8. 7 B-Rel Coach jumps were done by Alex, Kris (x2), Keren (x2), Augustin and Eduardo.

Molly tandem canopy – photos by Adrian
Felicity loving her tandem with Robin – photo Sara
Benny tandem freefall with grego – photo Adrian
Pat going great on AFF Stage 4
Pat AFF Stage 5
Pat ready for AFF Stage 6 – photos by Sara
Will AFF Stage 8 – tracking for days
Keren B-Rel Stage 1 – photo Toddy
Keren B-Rel Stage 2 – photo Toddy
Kris B-Rel Stage 2 – photo Toddy
Kris B-Rel Stage 4 – photo Toddy

Sunday – was another good day. There were 49 fun jumpers here. 9 loads were done. Our 5 Tandems today were Nicole, Nicholas, Alexander, Lillian & Nathan. AFF students Patricio did Stages 7 & 8, and William did Stage 9 – completing his AFF Course.  Congratulations! 🎉 A B-Rel Coach jump was done by Alex. And Kristina ran the TSC Star Crests.

Nic tandem exit
Nathan tandem exit – photos by Adrian
Pat ready to go AFF Stage 8 – photos by Sara
Sarah 2-way
Michael backflipping
Alex, Kahl, Emma 4- way – photos by  Shelby
Will AFF Stage 9 – photo Toddy

TSC Star Crests

“Some snaps from this Starcrest weekend! Congrats to Chris Moore on successfully completing his star crest! We had Tea Sea Shane Jones gain some successful attempts towards their starcrests as well!

Thank you to those experienced flyers that helped out Jiayu Li, Laura Johansson, Kurt Cooper, Ashley Robinson, Toddy Thetoyking, and Michael Inkley. 

Belly Bash is on next Saturday 25th Feb. Next Starcrest will be coached by Chris Dodds on March 18th!

Thank you for the support in making these weekends happen Australian Parachute Federation, Skydive Ramblers, SQPC & Toogoolawah Skydivers Club Inc.”

Kristina Jeanie.

Photo by Kurt Cooper
Photo by Jiayu Li
Photo by Jiayu Li
Laura Johnson – Photo by Kristina
Photo by Kristina
Photo by Kristina
Photo by Kristina
Photo by Kristina

See ya,

Macca and Team Ramblers.

Reviews & Visitor Book Comments

 Bek: ”Sara was fantastic. Had the most amazing experience. Will be back! 😊”

Tarlae: ”Best Birthday ever x 100. Doing it again.”

 Molly: ”Best 18th Birthday present. Will definitely do again.”


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