Toogs DZ e-News #390 (8-14 July 2019)

Tuesday, July 16, 2019


Luke Moller – Completed AFF
Ryan Biggs – Certificate A
Tiago Wursch – Certificate B

Jordan and Ange – Baby
Adrian – Australian CP Team
Peta Sampson – 100 jumps
Karl Herman – 100th Jump
Aaron Fels – 300th
Macca – 40 Years x 8
Zea – 40th !!!♥️
Buck – 40 Years
Monkey – 40 Years
Jake – 1st Night Formation
Eddie – 1st Tandem

Monday 8th – A great start to the week, good weather. AFF student Luke Moller completed Stages 4 & 5 of his Course with Robbie and Adrian, while Glenn Dudley and Andrew Finney powered through their B-Rels with Oli and Shelby.

Luke AFF Stage 4 with Robbie
Luke AFF Stage 5 stoked to be flying by himself for the first time – Photos by Adrian
Glenn B-Rel Stage 1 track
Glenn B-Rel Stage 3 – Photos by Oli M
Andy B-Rel Stage 5 exit – Photo Shelby

Tuesday 9th – Luke Moller completed Stages 6, 7 & 8 with Adrian and Robbie.  The resident jumpers kept the plane loads full.

Luke AFF Stage 7 dive exit
Luke AFF Stage 7 backflips – Photos by Adrian
Luke AFF6
P7B – Luke ready for AFF8 – Photos by Robbie

Wednesday 10th  – Luke Moller completed Stage 9 – completing his AFF, well done!  Only 3 loads for today as the winds started blowing.

Luke AFF9 – Yeow – Photo by Robbie

Thursday 11th –  A quiet day today, only 2 loads took to the skies.

Friday 12th – Funtastic Friday was here, and it was beautiful weather for skydiving. Our Tandems for today were Erin Bromley and Georgia Robin, congrats! Tiago worked towards finishing his B-Rel jumps with Shelby and Oli. Adrian ran a couple of Friday Angles with the local crew. 6 caravan loads for the day!

Erin in tandem – Photo Shelby
Georgia tandem – Photo OliM
Tiago B-Rel Stage 6 with Shelby and OliM  – Photo Adrian
Friday afternoon angle with Adrian and Shelby – Photo Tim
Friday afternoon angle with Tim and Shelby – Photo Adrian

Saturday 13th – The westerly winds arrived, but we still managed to get 8 loads in for the day, but it was only for the more experienced parachutists. Tandems were Carlo Brett, Judy Stewart, Sandra Canelles and Michael, Harry & Judi Groom.  Our newest students Kieran Hebron, Seth Gilson and Robin Armstrong spent the day in the classroom with instructor Bill and all completed Stage 1 of their AFF Courses that afternoon. Tiaya worked towards her B-Rel jumps with Oli. Jared Moore improved his tracking skills with instructor Anthony. Matthew Cooper completed his first ever skydive, a Tandem at NIGHT! The other 20 fun jumpers kept jumping into the night with 3 night loads, with the  outdoor bonfire blazing and a lot of happy smiles. Night Jumps – Yahoo!

Judy tandem canopy – Photo Andy
Michael freefall – Photo Adrian
Harry tandem – Photo Sara
Judi tandem – Photo DaveG
Matthew after his night tandem
Kieran TAF Stage 1 freefall – Photos by Oli M
Seth TAF Stage 1 – Photo Alex
Tiaya B-Rek Stage 5 with Nate – Photo Dave G
Tiago B-Rel Stage 6 with the help of Jake and Oli – Photo Adrian
Jared Moore tracking – Photo Anthony
Best attempt at a night photo – Photo Oli M

Sunday 14th  – It was a much better day today with light winds and no clouds. The Tandem for today was Louis Nephew, congrats.  Students Kieran Hebron and Seth Gilson completed Stages 2,3 & 4 of their AFF Course.  Tayia completed all her B-Rel training today with the help of Coach Oli. Darren also joined in on some fun jumps with Vic and Myles. 7 loads took to the skies today. A bit of everything was happening. It was a beaut day to finish the week.

Louis tandem exit
Louis tandem freefall – Photos by Adrian
Kieran ready for AFF Stage 2 with Sara and Emily – Photo Sara
Kieran AFF Stage 3
Kieran AFF Stage 4 – Photos by Emily
Seth training for AFF Stage 2 with Oli – Photo Adrian
Seth AFF Stage 3 with Oli having fun
Seth AFF Stage 4 with Adrian – Photos by Dave G
Tayia B-Rel 6.1
Tayia B-Rel 6.2
Tayia B-Rel 6.3 – Photos by Oli M
Tiago and Aaron – Photo Doyley
Olli D having fun – Photo Adrian

Vic and Myles having all kinds of fun with freefly – Photos by Doyley

See ya!

Macca and the Team at Ramblers.

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Georgia Robin – SO MUCH FUN – definitely coming back next year.

Erin Bromley – Adrian was such an awesome instructor!  Can’t wait to come back and jump again!  Thanks for an amazing experience!!!

Judi Groom – The Groom Family – For something I didn’t want to do – now on the ground I am booking my next tandem.  Amazing Tandem Master Dave G.  Amazing experience.   Thank you so very much. X Judi

Harry Groom – Amazing first jump thank you so much Sara, I’ll be back!

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Ramblers is a great club and a great drop zone. It was 39 years ago and it is now. I have just gone through the photos of my tandem jump with Darren and relived the whole exhilarating experience again - even my husband was impressed. Congratulations to Dave McEvoy for such a fantastic venue.

Robin Armstrong

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