Toogs DZ e-News #368 (4-10 February 2019)

Monday, February 11, 2019


Debbie Liu – Completed AFF
Eriqa Hermen – Certificate A
Aaron Wood – Certificate A
Matt Rankin – Certificate A
Chris Blinks – Certificate A
Giovanni Pitzalis – Certificate B
Cat Brown – 100th Jump & Certificate C
Cody Richardson – Certificate C
Marie Tardy – Certificate D

Robin Spedding – 400 Jumps
Gio – 1st jump out of 182
Ant Ivory – First time at Ramblers
Jimmy – 1st jump at Toogz!

Monday 4th. Great start to the week, the boys running a canopy course. 11 x 182 loads for the day. Many happy smiles by the end.

TuesdayJack Willis and Colleen Aitchison flew in for a tandem, both leaving with smiles on their faces. Michael Stevenson and Jeyakumar ‘Kumar’ Dharmalingam spent the day in the classroom with Adrian learning how to skydive.

Jack loving his tandem – Photo Sara
Jack Willis under canopy – photo by Karen
Colleen exit
Colleen freefall – Photos by Adrian
Colleen with Adrian after her jump – Photo by Karen

Wednesday. Clouds started rolling in, students Michael Stevenson and Jeyakumar Dharmalingam completed Stage 1 of their AFF Courses, congrats.

Kumar TAF Stage 1 – Photo Oli
P4a. Anthony Worrall, Michael Stevenson, Jeyakumar Dharmalingam and Darren Doyley – Photo Karen

Thursday. Not much happened today, the weather rolled in with clouds and rain.

Friday student Michael Stevenson did Stage 2 of his AFF Course, Jeyakumar Dharmalingam did Stages 2 & 3 of his AFF Course and I Ching (Debbie) Liu did Stages 5, 6 & 7 of his AFF Course.

Michael AFF Stage 2 before exit – Photo Doyley
Michael AFF Stage 2 – Photo Anthony
Michael AFF Stage 2 tracking
Kumar AFF Stage 2
Kumar AFF Stage 3 – Photos by Doyley
Debbie big smiles AFF Stage 5
Debbie alti check AFF Stage 6
Debbie dive exit AFF Stage 7
Debbie tracking AFF Stage 7 – Photos by Anthony

The Tandem Saturday was Sam Mulholland. New Students for today were Fred Rae, Jarrod Hepburn, Ninette Keller did Stage 1 of their AFF CoursesMichael Stevenson did Stages 3 & 4, Jeyakumar did Stage 4, Chris Lees did Stages 5, 6 & 7 and Debbie Liu did Stages 8 & 9 of their AFF CoursesDamien Smith did a refresher. Catherine Brown did her 100th jump. 17 awesome loads went up today.

Fred TAF Stage 1 with Marc
Jarrod TAF Stage 1 – Photo Doyley
Ninette TAF Stage 1 – Photo Sara
Michael AFF Stage 3 with Marc
Michael AFF Stage 4 with Marc – Photos by Adrian
Kumar AFF Stage 4
Chris AFF Stage 5
Chris AFF Stage 6 – Photos by Sara
Chris AFF Stage 7 – Photo Adrian
Debbie slow fall AFF Stage 8
Debbie AFF Stage 9 – Photos by Anthony

Sunday students Fred Rae, Jarrod Hepburn, and Ninette Keller did Stages 2 & 3of their AFF Courses. 11 loads total for the day.

Fred AFF Stage 3 – Photo Sara
Jarrod AFF Stage 2
Jarrod AFF Stage 3 – Photos by Doyley
Ninette AFF Stage 2
Ninette freeflying AFF Stage 3 exit
That’s better Ninette – AFF Stage 3 – Photos by Sara
Charmaine head up – Photo Drewey

See ya!

Macca and the Ramblers Team.

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