Lindsay Day – Completed AFF Laura Johansson–Salagaen – Completed AFF Cooper McClymont – Certificate A Rob Morley – Certificate A Yixiao Chen – Completed AFF & Certificate A Jailaing Lu – Completed AFF & Certificate A Bianca Diamond – Competed AFF & Certificate A Zebwilliam Whallay – Certificate A Cameron Luck – Certificate B
This Newsletter starts on Monday 22nd April. And it starts with Yixiao Chen who did Stage 4 of his AFF Course and Joshua Mos did Stages 4 and 5. Bianca Diamond did Stage 9 – completing her AFF. Congratulations Bianca! And hey, there were 23 jumpers here and 3 loads.
On Tuesday nothing nothing happened. You guessed it, iffy weather. But on WednesdayJianliang Lu was back and did Stages 4 & 5 of his AFF Course, and Yixiao Chen did Stages 5 & 6. There were 3 loads again and 16 jumpers here.
Our two Tandems on Anzac Day, Thursday 25th April were James Prevost and Madelaine Quarrell. More people arrived. Harrison Carrodus did Stage 3 of his AFF Course. Jianliang Lu did Stages 6 & 7. Lindsay Day did Stages 6, 7 & 8 and Yixiao Chen did Stages 7 & 8. There were 11 loads and 40 jumpers. It was a great Anzac Day. It was like a Saturday.
There were a few Tandems on Friday. Mitch Reynolds, Cameron Jones, Brock Falzon, Alexander Bowen, Isaac Bowen and third generation skydiver Jordan McEvoy all took to the sky, Jordan for the 15th time! Jianliang Lu did Stages 8. Yixiao Chen, Rob Morley and Ellen Bingham were here doing jumps towards their Certificates. There were 8 loads done and 25 jumpers made the most of Funtastic Friday.
Saturday was busy. There were 71 jumpers here and there were 17 loads done. We had a 6 x way Speedstar competition on among our local jumpers. Our DZ 8-way Rel Work team also got stuck into it. Our newest Tandem was Graham Saville. Our newest first timer Shay Monreal did Stages 1 & 2 of his AFF Course. Ryan Biggs did Stages 2, 3 & 4 and Yixiao Chen, Laura Johansson-Salagaen, Lindsay Day, Jianliang Lu and Laura Johanssons all did Stage 9 – completing their AFF Courses! Yahoo! Well done! It was a great day again, we needed the second Caravan for a couple of loads and the 182 was also flat out.
Things slowed a little on Sunday. There were 7 loads done and 33 jumpers still here. Sarah Lyon and Monique Longhorn enjoyed their Tandems. Todd Pickering started the 1st Jump Course with Doyley and did his Stage 1. Ryan Biggs got stuck into it and did AFF Stages 5, 6, 7 & 8. The Pontiac Car Club arrived for lunch and a photo shoot. Top cars! Great day. Great week.