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Tandem Skydive at 50 Years Old! ; )

 


skydive50

Feb 7, 2013, 4:45 AM
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Never done Skydiving before...Must me mad Cool but its all for a great cause - Alzheimer's Society in the UK

Respect

http://www.justgiving.com/Richard-Ord-Skydive


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airtwardo  (D License)

Feb 7, 2013, 8:45 AM
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Good on you Richard, enjoy the sky!

Oh...and 50 is young! Blush

Stick with it, you have 40 good years of skydiving left in ya!!
Cool


skydive50

Feb 8, 2013, 12:51 AM
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Cheers Jim need all the encouragement I can get, i'm sure i'll be flying through the air with the greatest of ease ; )


"Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age." Cool


ouch

Feb 8, 2013, 1:53 AM
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Fifty? Only 50? Most of the people I jump with are in that zone.. and I'm not far off, myself. ENJOY!!!!!


fencebuster  (D 29918)

Feb 8, 2013, 5:22 AM
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I made my first tandem at 50. The second jump is the one that hooks you.


ChaoP  (A 65048)

Feb 8, 2013, 10:44 AM
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A month or so ago I was jumping in deland one saturday. There was a 98 year old guy doing his first ever tandem, it was to raise money for alzheimer's research.

Have fun!


promise5

Feb 8, 2013, 11:48 AM
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woohoo!!!!!
My mom has said she'll take a tandem with my twin and I and she's around that age.Wink
I'm excited for her to come, and would laugh if she got hooked on the sportTongue


skydive50

Feb 8, 2013, 1:13 PM
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My Skydive takes place 17th May, weather permitting. Location is North East England, UK. Looking forward to it. Cool

Great to hear from all you guys Wink


skydive50

Feb 8, 2013, 1:45 PM
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Link to the airfield where it takes place

http://www.dropzone.com/...e/Detailed/202.shtml


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jimjumper  (D 11137)

Feb 9, 2013, 12:51 PM
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I did a tandem on my 50th too! But I was the Instructor... Smile


skydive50

Feb 9, 2013, 1:37 PM
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Still a long way to go though to reach Felix's achievement then. Wink


gregpso  (Student)

Feb 9, 2013, 6:04 PM
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50 years old I have got underwear that old. You will love a tandem


Para5-0  (D 19054)

Feb 10, 2013, 8:20 AM
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In reply to:
I did a tandem on my 50th too! But I was the Instructor... Smile

+1 funny


Premier SkymonkeyONE  (D 12501)

Feb 10, 2013, 8:27 AM
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In reply to:
In reply to:
I did a tandem on my 50th too! But I was the Instructor... Smile

+1 funny

It is incredibly likely I'll be doing the same thing on my 50th birthday (September 14th)


skydive50

Feb 11, 2013, 12:09 AM
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Ain't funny jumping at 128,000ft then ehh! lol


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skydive50

Jun 10, 2013, 12:33 AM
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Completed jump on Sunday 26th May 2013. 147mph, 11,750ft.



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