Toogs DZ e-News #324 (2-8 April 2018)

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Cody Richardson – Completed AFF & A Licence
Ka Lam Cheung – Completed AFF & A Licence
Tim Houben – Completed AFF & A Licence
Kenneth Navarro Osuna – A Licence
Nathan Box – A Licence
Brandon Pettersson – A Licence

Photos Missed From Last Week:

Francesco’s tandem with Sara last Sunday – Photo Doyley

And here’s an up to date DZ report with Newsletter 324, Easter Monday 2nd April. Our newest skydivers Alex Jeremy, Josiah Leeke, and Dave Ware did Stage 1 of their AFF Courses. Ka Lam Cheung, Cody Richardson and Tim Houben did Stages 5 & 6, and Drew McDade did Stage 7. Other fun jumpers kept Marj busy all day. It was a great finish to Easter.

Josiah TAF Stage 1
Ka Lam AFF Stage 5
Ka Lam AFF Stage 6 – Photos by Dave
Cody AFF Stage 6
Cody AFF Stage 6.2 – Photos by Doyley
Jon Kent sunset Hop ’n’ Pop – Photo Dave

On Tuesday Charlie the 182 did all the loads. Alex, Josiah, and David did their Stage 2 AFF. Ka Lam and Tim did Stages 7 & 8 and Cody did Stages 7, 8 & 9 – completing his AFF, well done!

Dave AFF Stage 2 – Photo Doyley
Ka Lam freeflying on AFF Stage 8 – Photo Sara
Tim doing backflips on AFF Stage 7 – Photo Orby
Cody AFF Stage 7
Cody AFF Stage 8
Cody AFF Stage 9 – Photos by Doyley

Wednesday was a bad weather day, but on Thursday we were back into it. We took Lizi, Angela and Andy Tan, and Haylee Appleton for their first taste of skydiving. Students Dave Ware and Alex Jeremy did Stage 3 AFF and Ka Lam Cheung did his Stage 9, congratulations!

Lizi’s tandem with Doyley – Photos by Doyley

Andy Zi Wei’s tandem – Photos by Orby

Haylee’s tandem – Photos by Olli
Dave AFF Stage 3 – Photo Sara
Alex AFF Stage 3
Ka Lam AFF Stage 9 – Photos by Doyley

Friday was good. Michael Sutter, Aaron Andrews started skydiving and did Stage 1 AFFJosiah Leeke was back and did Stages 3 & 4, Nathan Box did Stage 4. Alex Jeremy did Stages 4 & 5. Tim Houben did Stage 9 – completing his AFF, congratulations Tim! We did four high loads and finished with the Sausage Sizzle and Fooze Comp. It was our biggest Sausage Sizzle for a long time.

Drop Zone morning stretches – Photo Alex
Michael TAF Stage 1 – Photo Olli
Aaron TAF Stage 1 – Photo Sara
Josiah AFF Stage 2 – Photo Orby

Josiah AFF Stages 3 & 4 – Photos by Sara

Alex  AFF Stages 4 & 5 – Photos by Doyley
Cody B-Rel 1 – Photo Orby
Ash B-Rel 2 – Photo Sara

Saturday was a beauty. Lots of skydivers arrived. Three new skydivers arrived, Beau and Kelly Von Hoff and Brian McKenny all did a Tandem. Aaron and Michael from yesterday did Stages 2 & 3 of their AFF Courses. We had our first bonfire for a while.

Beau’s tandem – Photo Andy
Aaron AFF Stage 2
Aaron AFF Stage 3 – Photos by Doyley
Michael AFF – Photo Ben
Michael AFF Stage 4 – Photo Orby

Sunday was still busy with about six sorties full to the brim. Our only Tandem was Ethan Fraser.  Students Aaron, Michael and Mitchell all did Stages 4, 5 & 6 of their AFF Courses and Drew McDade did his Stage 8. And another Sunday night was pub night.

Ethan’s tandem with Ben
Aaron AFF Stage 4

Aaron AFF Stage 6 – Photos by Doyley
Mitch AFF Stage 4
Mitch AFF Stage 5 – Photos by Ben
Mitch AFF Stage 6 – Photo Wayne

See ya,

Macca and the Ramblers Team.

Visitor Book Comments

Lizi Tan – SUPER AWESOME!  Great experience, fabulous instructor. Thanks Darren! ♥

Angela Tan – Fantastic experience!  Sara was really awesome!  Lovely instructor & the jump was the best thing I did!  Thank you Sara and Skydive Ramblers!!!

Andy Tan – Craig was friendly & awesome & cool!  Best day ever!  Thanks Skydive Ramblers!

Haylee Appleton – 10/10!!! Amazing experience I’ll never forget!!!

As an experienced skydiver, I took my whole family to Ramblers to introduce each of them to a tandem jump. Ramblers is an awesome experience for tandems and for fun jumpers.

Erin Gillespie

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