Toogs DZ e-News #365 (14-20 Jan. 2019)

Tuesday, January 22, 2019


Cory Cassell – Completed AFF
Kieren Perkins – Completed AFF & Certificate A
Skye Marsh – Certificate A

Kurt Pauls – First jump on own rig
Drewy – First paid jump
Ramblers Ride On Mower – 1300 hours

Monday 14th  Slow start to the skydiving week. Student Kieren Perkins completed AFF Stages 2 & 3.

Kieren AFF Stage 3 with Fisch – Photo Doyley

Tuesday  Another beautiful day in paradise, light winds and blues skies. Student Kieren Perkins was back at it again completing Stages 4, 5 & 6 of his AFF Course. Drewy ran a midweek angle. Reilly Cyrus got current again.

Kieren AFF Stage 4 – Photo Sara
Kieren AFF Stage 5 – first time flying by himself – Photo Adrian
Kieren AFF Stage 6 – Photo Sara
Reilly Cyrus officially current again – Photo Drewy
Midweek angle with Drewy – Photo Adrian

Wednesday  More fun jumpers and students arrived making Wednesday a busy day. Student Kieren Perkins did Stages 7, 8 & 9 – completing his AFF Course. Well done Kieren. Shane Primrose worked on his accuracy landings and Chris Blinks started working towards his B-licence.

Kieren AFF Stage 7 – Photo Sara
Kieren AFF Stage 8
Kieren AFF Stage 9 – Photos by Adrian
Chris B-Rel Stage 1
Chris B-Rel Stage 2 – Photos by Sara
Shane B-Rel Stage 2 – Photo Adrian

Thursday  Another day of gorgeous weather. Our two tandems for today were Mikhaela and Maeson Hill, congratulations! Student Christopher Lees completed Stage 2 of his AFF Course.

Mikhaela tandem with Doyley
Mikhaela’s tandem caught sleeping on the job
When the photographer becomes the subject – Photos by Drewy
Chris AFF Stage 2 – Photo Doyley

Friday  student Marc Dunlop completed AFF Stage 5 & 6. Nathan Bryant competed a refresher course with Adrian. Kristina Hicks coached Skye marsh through her B-Cert jumps.

Marc AFF Stage 5
Marc AFF Stage 6 – Photos by Adrian
Nathan refresher – Photo Doyley
Skye B-Rel Stage 3
Skye B-Rel Stage 4 – Photos by Kristina
Oli tracking – Photo by Adrian

Saturday  Perfect conditions for skydiving. 15 awesome fun loads. Our only Tandem for day was Susan Lowe.  New students Charlotte Roe and Mahendra Aavula spent a day in the classroom and completed Stage 1 of their AFF Courses. Callum Robertson completed a refresher course, welcome back. Will Sawyer smashed out his B-Rel 4 and 5.

Susan tandem exit – Photos by Adrian
Charlotte TAF Stage 1 – Photo Sara
Kieren B-Rel 1 and 2 – Photo Doyley
Callum refresher jump – Photo Sara
Will B-Rel Stage 4 – Photo Doyley
Will B-Rel Stage 5 with Drewy – Photo Sara
Will B-Rel Stage 5 with Sara – Photo Drewy

On Sunday our tandems for the day were Alice Hughes, Matthew Kemp, Tia Johnston, and Katrina and Ryan Daley. Mahendra Aavula and Charlotte Roe both completed  their AFF Stages 2, 3 & 4.  Cory Cassell completed his Stage 8 &  9 – completing his AFF! Taine Davisdon, Chris Blinks and Steven Zanow worked towards their accuracy jumps.

Alice rocking her tandem
Adrian’s new scarf
Matt tandem practice with Doyley – Photos by Adrian
Tia after exit
Tia lovin’ her tandem
Katrina’s tandem – Photos by Sara
Ryan tandem freefall – Photo Adrian
Mahendra with Mick the pilot looking cool on AFF Stage 2
Mahendra AFF Stage 4 – Photo Sara
Charlotte AFF Stage 2
Charlotte AFF Stage 3 – Photos by Doyley
Cory AFF Stage 8 – tracking like a boss
Cory AFF Stage 9 – Photos by Sara

See ya!

Macca & Team Ramblers.


Mikhaela Hill – Was 100% the best experience of my life!  All the guys were amazing!  Adrian needs a pay rise!   See you again soon.

Alice Hughes – Adrian is awesome.  He should get a pay rise.  Thanks for the experience guys, I’ll definitely be back 🙂

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