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steveorino  (D 26782)

Jan 23, 2006, 5:41 AM
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Okay, not my best, but my most recent. Let's see pictures of those instructors EARNING their money!


(This post was edited by steveorino on Jan 23, 2006, 5:42 AM)
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OATSF14  (D 10601)

Jan 23, 2006, 9:32 AM
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I can only imagine the amount of adrenaline flowing thru the veins of these three. (not to mention the poop of the student)


steveorino  (D 26782)

Jan 23, 2006, 9:46 AM
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it was quite a ride! Actually, the student finally got stable and was able to proceed. Made for an interesting video though!Wink


Andy9o8  (D License)

Jan 23, 2006, 2:10 PM
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That's the best shot of an "OH MY GOD" expression I've seen in a long time.

For those who advocate doing a tandem or a couple S/L before AFF, this shot could be used to illustrate the point. Laugh


MB38  (A 48618)

Jan 23, 2006, 2:46 PM
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In reply to:
it was quite a ride! Actually, the student finally got stable and was able to proceed. Made for an interesting video though!Wink
So now the real question... did the student graduate to the next level? Tongue


steveorino  (D 26782)

Jan 23, 2006, 2:51 PM
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Yes, his exit SUCKED, but he did "ok" on everything else. They figure they're stil gripping him on exit on level 2. His exits will get better. Crazy ... I guess.

Truthfully, I believe he was a one-shot skydiver from the word go. He took his 1st jump course MONTHS ago and had to be retrained. He seemed clueless to me when we dirt dived, but what do I know? I'm only a coach and vidiot.Wink


kelpdiver  (B 7)

Jan 24, 2006, 2:25 AM
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Yes, his exit SUCKED, but he did "ok" on everything else. They figure they're stil gripping him on exit on level 2. His exits will get better. Crazy ... I guess.

Is that unusual? My diveflows didn't have them letting go of me until midway thru level 3, and no ungripped exits until 5.

Was that pic taken on the hill? I never quite inverted, but the sensation of being vertical at that point was very confusing to me.

Nice sharpness, btw.


Reginald  (D 28162)

Jan 24, 2006, 8:23 AM
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Just looks like a fun ride to me and a chance to practice a roll over too!


steveorino  (D 26782)

Jan 25, 2006, 5:41 AM
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It is in the old levels (not sure about the new categories off the top of my head) Level 3 (or 4??) they let go.

Yes, it was on the hill.Cool


steveorino  (D 26782)

Jan 25, 2006, 9:43 AM
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Nice sharpness, btw.

A higher resolution is posted under "Jack's pic" in my Xtreme-visuals.com website


stratostar  (Student)

Jan 28, 2006, 6:15 AM
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  Okay, not my best, but my most recent.
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Ditto.

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altichick  (D 28146)

Jan 28, 2006, 7:10 AM
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Hehe - and the student is oblivious to the two guys doing headstands on his back and is just doing what he's been taught...checking his alti! Nice picture Smile


matthewcline  (D 21585)

Jan 28, 2006, 10:52 AM
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All my "earning the money" shots are on the Skydive Paris Tn web page.
Can't get them to attach here thoughUnsure.
I am the TM in dark blue, royal blue and in the tie dye freefly suit.


Trae  (Student)

Jan 28, 2006, 8:56 PM
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Them shuttle cocks are real stable too.
Sly

Student wondering where the I's have gone and dumps?
LaughLaugh


stratostar  (Student)

Jan 29, 2006, 6:10 AM
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Thanks for the flowers altichick.

Trae,
Student see's "arch signal" when checking his dial, so as trained he arches harder.Smile
Too bad the signal wasn't from the instructors !Wink Tongue
(see photo again)

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mdrejhon  (C 3268)

Jan 29, 2006, 12:05 PM
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Okay, not my best, but my most recent.
It looks like he arched and then fell like an anvil unexpectedly. Did you all funnel after you did handstands (it sure looks close to that) and if so, what happened to the student after that? Just curious about details.


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stratostar  (Student)

Jan 29, 2006, 3:07 PM
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Yea he arched and took them for a ride for about 1800 ft just like in the photo, then both jm's popped into their slots for a stable 3-way, the chunk was stable the whole dive, just made for a good shot, so I took it.Smile
Really I was laughing and just happened to bite my trigger. (just kidding)

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rehmwa  (D 12816)

Jan 30, 2006, 11:46 AM
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I think it was great that the middle guy kept those other two wings under control. Tongue

Good student.


livendive  (D 21415)

Jan 30, 2006, 2:42 PM
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I think it was great that the middle guy kept those other two wings under control. Tongue

Good student.

Hah ... I thought the almost the same thing, "Well at least ONE of them is stable!" Laugh

Blues,
Dave


Floats18  (C 35650)

Jan 30, 2006, 4:07 PM
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Thats a good one dude!

I'm going to have to give Joe a hard time about snacking on the bill rig in mid air... I've worn that thing and I don't think I got as cozy with it as he is Tongue

Who's the right side jm?

And when did we start doing freefly demo's on level I?


efs4ever  (D 7014)

Jan 31, 2006, 10:31 AM
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Had to fight this one all the way. Mad

I believe Turtlespeed shot this.
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steveorino  (D 26782)

Jan 31, 2006, 11:15 AM
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Russell. I don't know how many times guys do this on the tandem jumps. And of course they always do it with 140# TM! Made me work my 220# butt off to stay below them!


sid  (D 20135)

Jan 31, 2006, 12:41 PM
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Russell. I don't know how many times guys do this on the tandem jumps. And of course they always do it with 140# TM! Made me work my 220# butt off to stay below them!

it's not just guys....... (pic by Jeff Colley!)
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Icon134  (D 29820)

Feb 1, 2006, 8:26 AM
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it's not just guys....... (pic by Jeff Colley!)

I'm impressed at the professionalizm though... she may be forcing you to work extra hard but... you've got a huge smile on your face still... Cool


sid  (D 20135)

Feb 1, 2006, 9:38 AM
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I'm impressed at the professionalizm though... she may be forcing you to work extra hard but... you've got a huge smile on your face still... Cool

That's not professionalism, I'm just a ham whenever there's a camera around! Angelic


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