Toogs DZ e-News #337 (2-8 July 2018)

Wednesday, July 11, 2018


Craig Kelly – Head Up Freefly Crest

Monday 2nd was pretty quiet. Harold Davies, Oli Morris, Mitchell Lindebeck, Anton Williams and Michael Lips got the 182 up for a couple jumps

On Tuesday student Anthony Clouting did Stages 7 & 8 of his AFF Course. Oli Morris and Anton Williams working on their Accuracy jumps

Anthony AFF Stage 7 exit
Anthony AFF Stage 7 backflips – Photos by Adrian
Anthony AFF Stage 8 – Photo Olli

Tandems on Wednesday were Danny Mortillaro and Kevin Leonard.

Danny rocking his tandem – Photo Sara
Kevin in freefall – Photo by Alex

Thursday was rained out. The ducks had fun…

Tandems Friday were Veterans 4 Youth participants TarekAdamDemetrieRiley, Levi, Morgan, Preston, Mason, Jordan, Brodie, Cameron, Finnlay, Dylan, Angus, Will, Damian, Luke, Connor,  Zachary, Braiden, Deyton, Lachlan, V4Y Instructor Kylie Stephenson, Connor and Nicholas.

Veterans 4 Youth aim to help troubled kids lacking self-esteemself confidence, and resilience, and guide them to reach their full potential. The camp helps them to learn self-discipline and self-motivation. The goal is to develop their leadership potential and respect for others, setting them up for future challenges in life. For more information on  Veterans for Youth website:

Some of the Veterans 4 Youth jumpers ready to go – Photo Doyley

Tarek and Doyley in freefall and under canopy – Photos by Alex
Adam in freefall – Photo Sara
Demetrie in tandem with Adrian – Photo Olli
Morgan rocking his exit – Photo Dave
Mason and tandem master Adrian – Photo Olli
Jordan and Sara in tandem – Photo Sara
Brodie at the mock-up with Darren – Photo Doyley
Cameron and Adrian – Photo Olli
Finn “Ready to Go” – Photo Doyley
Big “thumbs up” from Dylan – Photo Sara
And another big “thumbs up” from Will
Make that a triple: Thumbs up from Connor – Photos by Dave
Zach looking as “coooool as a cucumber” – Photo  Sara

Braiden’s tandem with Adrian – “lovin’ it” – Photos by Olli
Deyton in total surprise – Photo by Doyley
Lachlan rockin’ it – Photo Sara
V4Y instructor Kylie – Photo Doyley
Tracking with Nicholas – Photo Dave

Tandems Saturday were Rachel Higgins, Liam Grimshaw, Elizabeth Fysh and V4Y Medic Kate McDougal, as well as Veterans 4 Youth jumpers Eamon, Lochlan, Brendan, Hunter, Blake, Sarah, Ryan, Pearce, Mitchell, Norman, Marsel, Olivia, Taj, Ashlyn, Jee, Archie, Sonya, EugeneChayce, Blade, Oliver, Luka, Dylan, Deiter, Xavier and Zethan.

Pilot Rawan looking fresh – Photo Shelby
Rachel with Sara
Elizabeth before boarding
Elizabeth in freefall
Elizabeth and Macca after the jump – Photos by Sara
Kate in tandem with Andy – Photo Andy

Brendan in freefall and High-5 – Photos by Doyley
Hunter all smiles – Photo Andy
Blake lookin’ chilled – Photo Dave
Sarah all screams – Photo Andy
Ryan “thumbs up” – Photo Dave
Mitch jumping with Adrian – Photo Olli
Olivia about to exit – Photo Dave
Ash boarding Marj – Photo Sara
Jee and Adrian in freefall – Photo Olli
Sonya in freefall – Photo Sara
Chayce ready to go at the mock-up – Photo Doyley
Blade “drinkin’ it up” – Photo Dave
Oliver in freefall – Photo Andy
Luka “rockin’ it” – Photo Sara
Dylan & Adrian in freefall – Photo Olli
Xavier under canopy – Photo Dave

Tandems Sunday Cory Cassell, Ella Labbett, and Lorenzo Moscatelli started their AFF classroom training for TAF1, student Jamie Johnstone continued through his AFF Stage 3 and 4.

Jamie AFF Stage 3 – Photo Sara
Cameron B-Rel 2 & 3
Cameron B-Rel 4 – Photos by Olli
Craig “Head-UP?” freefly crest?
That’s better – Photos by Doyley

See ya!
Macca & Team Ramblers.

Visitor Book Comments

Danny – BEST DAY!!!!
Liam Grimshaw – AWSOMe

The facilities and equipment are amazing. Pool, bar, plenty of wildlife and the location is just fantastic. The staff are professional, friendly and very welcoming. The local regular jumpers are extremely helpful too so have a chat, ask questions and get involved. Enjoy.


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