Rambling On ⭐️ Drop Zone Action e-News #587 (20-26 Nov. 2023)

Friday, December 1, 2023

Achievements & Milestones

⭐️ Dave B. – First non-Tandem – started AFF Course

⭐️ Kyleigh – 600th Jump
⭐️ Terry I. – Head Up Crest

⭐️ Shana H. – 4-way CRW Stack
⭐️ Tish – First time coaching Speed

POPS Australian & WORLD RECORD – Female TBS 2-point 14-way (23.11.2023)

⭐️ Dawn Adams ⭐️ Denise Bess ⭐️ Kelly Brennan ⭐️ Cheri Bullen ⭐️ Karen Fuller ⭐️ Jenni Funnell ⭐️ Marcee Hammond ⭐️ Janine Hayes ⭐️ Terry Irving ⭐️ Nicole Kearns ⭐️ Samantha Massey ⭐️ Susan McLachlan ⭐️ Sandra Nieuwenhoven ⭐️ Anna Van Der Vlugt

Camera flyers: ⭐️ Archie Jamieson ⭐️ Steve Fitchett

Congratulations!


The Skysisters 4 – Female Skydiving Convention continued this week, featuring female record attempts, novelty jumps, fun activities, educational seminars, and Day Tapes on the big screen. Make sure you also check our Skysisters Facebook page for all the action.

MONDAY – A CLOUDY PAUSE

The Skysisters 4 – Female Skydiving Convention continued, however much needed rain came at a very bad time for skydiving.

TUESDAY – MORE CLOUDS, BUT JUMP-ABLE!

4 loads. New AFF star, Dave B. injected pure adrenaline into the Australian skies, conquering AFF Stages 2, much to the delight of our 39 fun jumpers.

WEDNESDAY – RAINED OUT A CLOUDY PAUSE

Rain, rain, go away, come back another day!

THURSDAY – AND WE HAVE LIFT OFF

56 loads were finally underway for our 93 fun jumpers.  New AFF star, Dave B. did with Stages 3, 4 & 5.

46 chopper loads went up by pilot Fisch, sending Skysisters and Skymisters to 3,500-4,500ft exits.

A new Australian & World Record was set: Female POPS TBS (total break sequential) 2-point 14 way! Congratulations! 👏 You can watch photos, jump footage, and some great media coverage on our Skysisters Facebook page.

Dave AFF Stage 3
Dave AFF Stage 3 – photo by Adrian
Dave AFF Stage 4 – photo by Adrian
Chopper Loads with Fisch – Photo by Skydive Ramblers
POPS TBS WORLD record – Skysisters 2023: 14-way point 1 from above – Photo by Steve Fitchett
POPS TBS WORLD record – Skysisters 2023: 14-way point 1 from below – Photo by Steve Fitchett
POPS TBS WORLD record – Skysisters 2023: 14-way point 2 from below – Photo by Steve Fitchett
Skysister Susie – photo by Skydive Ramblers
POPS TBS WORLD record holders – Skysisters 2023: 2-point 14-way – Photo by Steve Fitchett
FRIDAY – SKYDIVING FIESTA

Friday turned into a skydiving fiesta with 67 enthusiastic fun jumpers across seven loads.

SATURDAY – EXPLOSIVE EUPHORIA

An explosion of euphoria on Saturday with 72 fun jumpers in eight electrifying loads.

Our Tandems today were Candace P., Suzanne T. and Steve T..

The Skysisters 4 – Female Skydiving Convention had featured female record attempts, novelty jumps, fun activities, educational seminars, plus Day Tapes on the big screen, and culminated in a Skysisters Reunion celebration, and ended on a high with the Skysisters Ball.

Suzanne T. with Tandem Master OliM -photo by Sonja Bruss
SS4 Day Tapes on Vimeo – click to watch
SUNDAY – BEAUTIFUL WEATHER

33 fun jumpers on 4 loads.  Our Tandems today were IngridRyan C., Annette C., Cheryle C., Alice S. and Simon S…

AFF star, Olenka R. did Stage 6.  Nikki T., Zaccaria MacD., and Ryan B. all did B-Rel Coach jumps today.

Ingrid tandem – photo by Robin
Olenka AFF Stage 6 – photo by Adrian

See ya,

Macca and Team Ramblers.


Reviews & Visitor Book Comments

⭐️ Candice P. & Steve T. – “The rain and cloud made it such a different experience from our first one, almost more peaceful.  Thanks so much!!”

⭐️ Sheza A. – “TICK BUCKET LIST – AWESOME.  Best experience, loved it, beautiful sky diving team

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