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A new style of bigway flying!

 


mccordia  (D 94775)

Aug 21, 2010, 1:28 PM
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A little birdy (with blue/yellow color preference) told me there is some AWESOME stuff happening at the Flock University 'invitational' verticals event.

Had a few sneak peeks at the pix...and all I can say is wow!
Have fun these last few jumps...and show us the meat!


(This post was edited by mccordia on Aug 21, 2010, 1:29 PM)


SuperGirl  (D 30091)

Aug 21, 2010, 1:32 PM
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so far it's just the second attempt at the 16 way diamond, but
check it out

and from the ground

and stay tuned for more updates, or check Flock U's website, twitter feeds, and facebook


Skwrl  (C 36419)

Aug 21, 2010, 1:34 PM
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Pics of some of the fun are at http://skwrl.smugmug.com

The static photos don't do it justice, though - a three dimensional body really needs three different angles to really appreciate it. We're going to assemble the X, Y and Z perspectives of the three camera dorks shortly...


base851  (D 25155)

Aug 21, 2010, 5:45 PM
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Those guys are tearing it up! Cool

Let's hope it catches on and we start seeing more and more cool & creative vertical flocks! So many possibilities! Smile


Premier DSE  (D 29060)

Aug 21, 2010, 8:07 PM
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we definitely are not sucking at Jumptown.
Verticals aren't as easy as they might appear, and shooting em is even tougher. Nice job Brian, Jeff, Scotty!
Justin and Callantine are kickin it hard as organizers, pushing everyone hard.
Been a great time so far, and Jumptown has been bustin' butt to make it all work.


KrisFlyZ  (C 34590)

Aug 21, 2010, 11:44 PM
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The pics look very neat and compact. I remember verticals being offset forward(this is from a while ago). These look really vertical, it must be much tougher.

I would have said 'Great Job!' but you guys must be having too much fun for it to be called a 'Job' Laugh


kallend  (D 23151)

Aug 22, 2010, 4:36 AM
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In reply to:
so far it's just the second attempt at the 16 way diamond, but
check it out

and from the ground

and stay tuned for more updates, or check Flock U's website, twitter feeds, and facebook

Very nice.


Butters  (C 37840)

Aug 22, 2010, 8:31 AM
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Two thumbs up!


cliffbuster9

Aug 22, 2010, 5:12 PM
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Great flying! Cool pics

There is one observation I would like to make:

Put that in your grid and smoke it! SmileSmileSmile


copland007  (D 31321)

Aug 23, 2010, 8:33 AM
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It was great being a fly on the wall for this event, they did some great flying! The video should be pretty cool :)


Premier DSE  (D 29060)

Aug 23, 2010, 8:47 AM
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In reply to:
Great flying! Cool pics

There is one observation I would like to make:

Put that in your grid and smoke it! SmileSmileSmile

LaughLaughLaughLaughLaughLaugh Unsure


zagijimzoo

Aug 23, 2010, 5:10 PM
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cool...like in CRW you could stack 4 and do rotations.
if you stack 4 wide enough you could do a vertical pylon course from the sides. weaving your way down
from left to right.


piisfish

Aug 24, 2010, 12:27 AM
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In reply to:
Pics of some of the fun are at http://skwrl.smugmug.com

The static photos don't do it justice, though - a three dimensional body really needs three different angles to really appreciate it. We're going to assemble the X, Y and Z perspectives of the three camera dorks shortly...
it's VERY SEXY.

Congrats to all


copland007  (D 31321)

Aug 24, 2010, 9:29 AM
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Here's a short vid I put together from a ground perspective...

http://vimeo.com/14387816

-matt


alx72

Aug 24, 2010, 12:40 PM
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Very cool stuff! Congrats to everyone involved! Smile



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