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The Road to 100 Dropzones - 77 and Counting - 2016-01-25 by Justin Baker

The Road to 100 Dropzones - 77 and Counting I feel lucky to be apart of a community of amazing people! People that put aside status, careers, race, politics and are so excited to share the amazing sport of skydiving with new jumpers like...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 5 | Comments: 4 | Views: 1641

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 5 - 2016-01-07 by John McDarby

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 5 Got down to the DZ for 8am and was straight onto the manifest - I got on load 2 for 9am Ė what a start to a Saturday! Delighted with myself. Got given the same instructor with whom I did my AFF4...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 2 | Comments: 4 | Views: 1881

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 4 - 2015-12-29 by John McDarby

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 4 Saturday was an odd one - my first proper experience of loss of altitude awareness - total loss. I'm down to one instructor now instead of two - we had a perfect exit but then entered into a spin...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 3 | Comments: 0 | Views: 2129

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 3 - 2015-12-21 by John McDarby

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 3 Very nervous during the climb - I was surprised how much so - much more so than AFF1. My instructor spotted this and told me to slow my breathing, deep breaths and just relax. Once we got to "2mins...
Average Rating = 4.50/5 Votes: 2 | Comment: 1 | Views: 3379

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 2 - 2015-12-14 by John McDarby

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 2 Well, that sure was something else. Nothing like the tandem at all - totally different Really weird but, I had no fear whatsoever - it was all "focus on the tasks" I just didnít have the time to...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 4 | Comments: 5 | Views: 3559

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 1 - 2015-12-08 by John McDarby

The Journey of an AFF Student - Part 1 Over the course of the next few weeks we will be sharing a journal of a skydiving student by the name of John McDarby, who documented his experience as an AFF student. This journal should allow for...
Average Rating = 4.50/5 Votes: 2 | Comments: 0 | Views: 2914

Poorly Packed Parachutes - A Personal Story - 2015-10-02 by Andrew Goodfellow

Poorly Packed Parachutes - A Personal Story While some see skydiving as an activity that leads to death, others have quite the opposite experience in life, where they find life. There are countless stories from individuals who found that...
Average Rating = 4.68/5 Votes: 19 | Comments: 6 | Views: 8691

The Old Timers of Kansas and Missouri Skydiving - 2013-10-28 by Ed Hayes

The Old Timers of Kansas and Missouri Skydiving A background into the history of the sport, at least in Kansas and Missouri. I was online reading some of the history comments posted in 2008 and saw mention of DZ's in Kansas as well as mention of...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 1 | Comments: 4 | Views: 3730

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