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markd_nscr986  (C 11969)

Dec 20, 2005, 8:06 AM
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Just curious on how many of us are still around

If you participated in any day/night hoop skydives way back when and received a number for your efforts post it hereCool

Mine are SCSA #51 and NSCSA #14

From the website it looks like 300 something for the day dive and 100 something for the night dive


wmw999  (D 6296)

Dec 20, 2005, 12:12 PM
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SCSA 136 (I think)
NSCSA 26

women's hoop dive over Spaceland. Unfortunately, it didn't complete...

Wendy W.


BillyVance  (D 18895)

Dec 20, 2005, 12:37 PM
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Haven't done it since 1997... Unsure Had an 8 way attempt for the award and came up one short before break-off...

Would love to try it again...


markd_nscr986  (C 11969)

Dec 20, 2005, 1:18 PM
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Shocked

Wendy is that you going thru the hoop?

Perfect form by the wayWink


wmw999  (D 6296)

Dec 20, 2005, 2:03 PM
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That would be me. Droopy risers and open main flap and all.
Cathy Chapline and Linda Smith were holding (at least I'm pretty sure it's Linda)

Wendy W.


itllclear  (D 6366)

Dec 20, 2005, 4:36 PM
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NSCSA 80 at Lancaster Fox field.

Bill Newell was there and saw it. We opened a little low.

Blue Skies!

Harry


mjosparky  (D 5476)

Dec 20, 2005, 7:02 PM
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It wasn't "way back when" but I got numbers for them.Tongue

Sparky

NSCSA 105
SCSA 329
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markd_nscr986  (C 11969)

Dec 21, 2005, 3:51 PM
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It wasn't "way back when" but I got numbers for them.


Now you're making me feel "old"TongueLaughLaugh

Nice photo of the night dive tooCool


mjosparky  (D 5476)

Dec 21, 2005, 9:02 PM
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It wasn't "way back when" but I got numbers for them.


Now you're making me feel "old"TongueLaughLaugh

Nice photo of the night dive tooCool

No need to feel old. My first attempt at a night hoop was in 1979 I think with some guys from Texas. Joe Sevec and a guy who called himself Tenefly.

Sparky


cosmobuddy  (D 3784)

Dec 21, 2005, 11:21 PM
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Did a couple attempts during daylight but never got it. So, we did it at night. Z-hills, 12-20-80.
NSCSA #39

Extra info: Joe Svec, NSCSA #5, died while doing stuntwork on "The Right Stuff"; 01-14-83. His name appears on the bottom of the NSCSA membership cards.


jaymundo  (D 22179)

Jan 8, 2006, 6:43 PM
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We did one in seventies Greg King and Greg Smith holding the hoop.We had 11,I was last out and gregs were waving me through at breakoff time....they held the round down to 1400 but I got to grips,therefore no number.They received numbers in low twenties.It was a gas for me anyway.


markd_nscr986  (C 11969)

Jan 9, 2006, 7:20 AM
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they held the round down to 1400 but I got to grips,therefore no number.

Shocked

Glad I've never been in anything that lowAngelic...........especially with a bag-packed stratostarBlushTongue


fastphil  (D 5801)

Aug 13, 2006, 5:27 PM
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Got mine, low number too...


fastphil  (D 5801)

Aug 13, 2006, 5:34 PM
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oops, attachment disappeared...
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wmw999  (D 6296)

Aug 14, 2006, 5:22 AM
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ShockedShockedShocked

Fast Phil on dropzone.com? What has the world come to? What's you up to these days?

Wendy W.


zoobrothertom  (D 9397)

Aug 14, 2006, 4:44 PM
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Phil, what's up! Long time no see!Smile


raftman  (D 22337)

Aug 16, 2006, 10:34 AM
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Mine is SCSA#337


totalbodyflyer  (D License)

Feb 2, 2010, 2:22 AM
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Although this is an old thread here are my numbers;
SCSA 215 - Zhills
NSCSA 72 - ZHills


crustySCSA69  (D 20862)

Feb 3, 2010, 9:12 PM
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it's all in the name...Cool

but that doesn't mention Z-hills..


Mbranch202  (C 8840)

Feb 4, 2010, 3:22 PM
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Just curious on how many of us are still around

If you participated in any day/night hoop skydives way back when and received a number for your efforts post it hereCool

Mine are SCSA #51 and NSCSA #14

From the website it looks like 300 something for the day dive and 100 something for the night dive

Only have a night number! Did several in the day time but never sent the form or $$..

My night number is #7


RogerRamjet  (D License)

Feb 5, 2010, 1:04 PM
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In reply to:
In reply to:
Just curious on how many of us are still around

If you participated in any day/night hoop skydives way back when and received a number for your efforts post it hereCool

Mine are SCSA #51 and NSCSA #14

From the website it looks like 300 something for the day dive and 100 something for the night dive

Only have a night number! Did several in the day time but never sent the form or $$..

My night number is #7

Bet I was on one or more of the day hoop jumps. None of us sent them in I think...


BLee52  (D 5671)

Feb 10, 2010, 11:09 AM
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Hey Mike I'm NSCSA 6


RogerRamjet  (D License)

Feb 10, 2010, 11:12 AM
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Looks like you and Mike got them on the same jump.

http://www.starcrestawards.com/database/index.html


Mbranch202  (C 8840)

Feb 10, 2010, 1:02 PM
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Roger, that is correct... Billy Lee and I made quite a few jumps together in Texas. Matter of fact, i sold him my Buachman (not sure of the spelling) rig when i quit jumping. He keep it for years but was desetroyed/lost in one of the hurricanes recently.. BUMMER!!!!


RogerRamjet  (D License)

Feb 10, 2010, 1:23 PM
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Roger, that is correct... Billy Lee and I made quite a few jumps together in Texas. Matter of fact, i sold him my Buachman (not sure of the spelling) rig when i quit jumping. He keep it for years but was desetroyed/lost in one of the hurricanes recently.. BUMMER!!!!

Cool.

Buchmann is the spelling. Rig name was Eagle. I built about 100 of them for Bill. I also built the first 100 or so Wonderhogs for Bill Booth.



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