Toogs DZ e-News #409 (18-24 November 2019)

Tuesday, November 26, 2019


Jag Wei – Completed AFF
Clinton Howard – Completed AFF
Elliot Eisentrager – Completed AFF
Jasmine Zhao – Certificate A
Luke Bullivant – Certificate B
Regan Kennedy – Certificate B
Ash Robinson – Star Crest
Ellen Bingham – 50th Jump
Andre Santos – 100th Jump / Certificate C
Gio Pitzalis – Certificate D
Lee Seung Ho – First jump at Ramblers

Monday 18th – Another great start to the skydiving week. 16 jumpers were here, just the right amount to fill the plane. Tandem Instructors Darren and Sara took Rowan Grob and Sarah Haack for their very first jump – Congrats.

Students Conor Hayes and Seung Ho Lee completed Stages 1 and 2 of their AFF CoursesJasmine completed B-Rel Stage 2 with Johnny.

Rowan and Sarah just about to exit – Photo TyF
Lee AFF Stage 1 – Photo JohnH
Conor TAF Stage 1
Jasmine B-Rel Stage 2

Tuesday 19th – Terrific Tuesday was here. Student Conor Hayes completed Stages 3 & 4 of his AFF Course and Seung Ho Lee powered through Stages 3, 4 and 5.  Jag Wei did Stage 9 – completing her AFF.   Jasmine completed B-Rel Stage 3 with Oli.

Conor AFF Stage 3
Conor AFF Stage 3.2
Conor AFF Stage 4 – Photos by JohnH
Mr Lee AFF Stage 3 – Photo Robin
Mr Woo, Mr Lee, Nippon, Sara and Mr Kim
Mr Lee AFF Stage 4
Plane load
Jag AFF Stage 9 – Photos by Sara
Jasmine B-Rel Stage 3 – Photo OliM

Wednesday 20th – A beautiful day in paradise. Peter Ford completed a Tandem jump today, then booked in for a solo course after landing. Yee-Haa. Student Seung Ho Lee did Stage 5 of his AFF Course and Conor Hayes did Stages 5, 6 & 7.  Shane started on his B-Rels with instructor Robin.

Peter in freefall
Peter loving the canopy ride – Photos by Sara
Mr Lee AFF Stage 5 – Photo OliM
Mr Lee handstand AFF Stage 5 – Photo Sara
Conor AFF Stage 5
Conor AFF Stage 6 – Photos by JohnH
Conor AFF Stage 7 – Photo OliM
Shane B-Rel Stage 1 – Photo Robin
Shane B-Rel – Photos by JohnH

Thursday 21st – Only 4 loads for today, the afternoon winds put a halt on jumping. Student Seung Ho Lee did Stage 5 of his AFF Course and Chanel Sousa returned and completed Stages 4 & 5 of her AFF course.

Mr Lee AFF Stage 5 – Photo by Doyley
Chanel AFF Stage 4
Chanel AFF Stage 5 – Photos by JohnH

Friday 22nd – Funtastic Friday! Tandems for today were Jia Sheung and Hong Liang – Congrats on taking the leap.

Student Elliot Eisentrager powered through his Stage 4, 5 & 6 of his AFF CourseAdam started his B-Rels. Ivan completed B-Rel 4 with Oli. Shelby and Ellen had some fun in the skies. 8 Funtastic loads took to the skies today.

Elliot AFF Stage 4 – Photo OliM
Elliot AFF Stage 5
Elliot AFF Stage 6 – Photos by JohnH

Mr Lee AFF Stage 5 – Photos by Doyley
Adam B-Rel 1 – Photo Ramblers
Ivan B-Rel 4 – Photo OliM
Gio – Photo Marie

Saturday 23rd – What a big day! 18 loads of happy jumpers flew today. Tandems were Dahlene Pearce and Clint Hynes – congrats.

Students Jake Christie, Peter Ford and Francis Read completed Stage 1 of the AFF Courses. Andrew Briskey returned and did Stages 1, 2 & 3 of his AFF Course. Elliot Eisentrager did Stages 7 & 8, and Mr Seung Ho Lee completed Stages 6, 7 & 8. Marie achieved her Head-Up crest with Darren.

Frank TAF Stage 1
Andrew AFF Stage 1 – ready to go – Photos by Sara
Andrew AFF Stage 2 delta
Andrew AFF Stage 3 turning – Photos by JohnH
Andrew AFF Stage 3 – Photo Sara
Elliot AFF Stage 7 backflip
Elliot AFF Stage 8 – Photos by OliM
Mr Lee AFF Stage 6
Mr Lee AFF Stage 7
Mr Lee AFF Stage 8

Marie Head Up Crest – Photos by Doyley
John Hamilton taking on the big guys! – Photo by Skydive Ramblers

Sunday 24th – Could not ask for better weather! Blue Skies. Tandems today were Jason and Chloe Gorton, Ryan Baxter, Madison McClymont and Melanie Ross – congrats.

Ramon Postalli did Stage 4 of his AFF Course, Adam Young did Stage 6, Clint Howard did Stages 8 & 9, and Elliot Eisentrager did Stage 9 – completing their AFF Course and Pat Bauman did B-Rel jumps.

Dad Jason clapping as Chloe leaves the plane with Sara
Jason shakas – Photos by DaveG
Chloe tandem
Ryan, Adam, Marc, Johnny – Photos by Sara
Madision tandem freefall – Photo TyFels
Ramon AFF Stage 4 – Photo OliM
Adam AFF Stage 6 – Photo JohnH
Clinton AFF Stage 8 exit with Kurt in pursuit – Photo Doyley
Clint AFF Stage 9
Elliot AFF Stage 9 – Photos by Sara
Pat B-Rel Stage 1 – Photo JohnH
Ty – Photo by Drewy

See ya!

Macca and the Team at Ramblers.

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Rowan Grob – Your only 21 once.  J  Great Feeling!  Loved it!

Sarah Haack – Great Feeling!  Loved it!

Pete Ford – Sick as HELL!!

Dahlene – Bloody UNREAL!!

Chloe – Aye F@#!  Yeah!!

Jase – Best experience ever!!!  We’ll be back.

Madison McClymont – Darren made me feel safe, and was very fun and professional.  Thank you so much! ♡

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