Toogs DZ e-News #413 (16-22 December 2019)

Tuesday, December 24, 2019


Brady Hamilton – Completed AFF
Shuyi Zheng – Completed AFF
Victor Rudolfsson – Certificate A

Gio – New Canopy
Isaac Johnson – Great day of jumping! ( A bell was rung!)
Fiona McHugh – 100th Jump
Bek Dengate – Nudey 500th
Matt Ranken – Head Up Crest
Ben Legacy – Wingsuit Crest
Mason Corby – First weekend back fun jumping. (A bell was rung!).

Monday 16th December. Welcome to the pre-Christmas Newsletter 2019.  Student Brady Hamilton did Stages 1, 2 & 3 of his Accelerated Freefall Course. There were a few other fun jumpers here to fill the 3 loads for the day.

Brady AFF Stage 2 – Photo Shelby

Tuesday  Brady Hamilton did Stages 4, 5 & 6 of his AFF Course.  There were 5 loads today and 8 fun jumpers again filled the loads.

Brady AFF Stage 5 – Photos by JohnH
Brady AFF Stage 6
Brady AFF Stage 6 upside down

Wednesday was much the same as yesterday. There were 4 loads and 9 jumpers. Brett Harries had a Tandem with Sara with his mate Ben Skuce on camera.  Brady Hamilton did Stages 7, 8 & 9 completing his AFF Course, congratulations! On Thursday there were only 3 loads out of the 182.

Brett tandem – Photo Ben Skuce
Brady AFF Stage 7 backflips – Photos by Sara
Brady AFF Stage 8 – Photo JohnH
Brady AFF Stage 9 – Photo Robin

Friday  The Tandem today was Emily Smith with John Lord and Sandor Molnar along for the ride. Student Nicole Konsten did Stage 1 of her AFF Course.  There were 5 big loads and 15 jumpers here for Funtastic.

Emily tandem – Photo JohnH
Nicole TAF1 exit
Nicole TAF1 freefall – Photos by Alex

Saturday was a beauty! There were 14 loads done and 60 jumpers doing them. Our only Tandem today was Jonathan Broome. It was also the first training day of jumping for MS EXPOSED. They did at least four practice jumps with no jumpsuits, and with several participants jumping the full monty!  We also had Len Park here for Stage 1 of his AFF Course. Nicole Konsten did Stage 2.

Jonathan tandem – Photo Adrian
Nicole AFF Stage 2 – Photo Doyley
Luke B-Rel Stage 1 – Photo Robin
Shirley refresher

Sunday was almost as busy as yesterday. There were 11 loads done and 41 fun jumpers doing them. We had a few Tandem jumpers here. Eugene Muir, Christian Parbst, Jayden Harper and Lachlan Thomas got their knees in the breeze. Len Park did Stages 2, 3 & 4 of his AFF Course. Kristina Truesdale was back for Stages 5 & 6.  Shuyi Zheng did Stage 9 – completing his AFF. Another Congratulations! It was a great weekend to end a great week.

Doyley and Eugene – Photos by Doyley
Jayden and Sara – Photo Sara
Lachlan’s tandem – Photo JohnH
Len AFF Stage 3
Len AFF Stage 4 – Photos by Doyley
Kristina AFF Stage 6 – Photo Sara
Shirley B-Rel Stage 1 – Photo JohnH
Bek’s naked 500th – Photo Bek

For more great images of the MS Exposed Training jumps, visit Steve Fitch’s Facebook album ” 2019-12-22 Naked Training Day”.

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Macca and the Team at Ramblers.

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Brett Harries – Great thanks.

J.B. – Big experience, happy landing.


Lachlan Thomas – Bloody life changing!  Will be back with more cash next time!

Ryan McStay – Thanks to Ben for great coaching and thanks to all the skydivers that got their kit off for a good cause.

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Chris Wojtowicz

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