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  • Main Canopy Size
    285
  • Main Canopy Other
    Fox285 Vtec Multi
  • Reserve Canopy Size
    1
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    Handkerchief

Jump Profile

  • Home DZ
    Earth
  • License
    F
  • License Number
    666
  • Licensing Organization
    ABO
  • Number of Jumps
    6
  • Years in Sport
    18
  • First Choice Discipline
    BASE Jumping
  • First Choice Discipline Jump Total
    4
  • Second Choice Discipline
    CReW
  • Second Choice Discipline Jump Total
    2

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    Jumpmaster
  • USPA Coach
    Yes
  • Pro Rating
    Yes
  • Rigging Back
    Senior Rigger
  • Rigging Chest
    Senior Rigger
  • Rigging Seat
    Senior Rigger
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    Rigger Examiner
  1. For those interested, following is a link to the article about our previous 36 way record: http://www.skydiver.com.au//onlinemag.aspx?&bkcode=00001417731dbc8947b12&langid=en and the official website is at: http://www.canopyformation.org/
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    National Bigway Records

    Pasi is the CRW history man: CRW history at: http://skydivehame.com/cf/index.php Records at: http://www.skydivehame.com/cf/national_records.php Australia is equal 4th - the 3 bigger formations above us were all World Multinational records. I have some historical info at: http://ozcrw.tripod.com/history.htm With World Meet and national record results at: http://ozcrw.tripod.com/results.htm These are out of date.
  3. Organizers contact details: http://www.canopyformation.info/contacts.htm List of participants: http://www.canopyformation.info/participants.htm Registration information: http://www.canopyformation.info/registration.htm Equipment Specifications: http://www.canopyformation.info/equipment.htm News & Event Information: http://www.canopyformation.info/newsinfo.htm
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    Knives. Big F*** Off shiny ones!

    Jack the ripper are ok. Make sure you have a lanyard system and ready access. The little pouch jobs (plastic) are generally shit. Check the blades by cutting lines (not on your parachute ). You will know then what is OK. Total wraps are rare, but they can happen. Attached is a picture on my most recent wrap. I did not ave to use a knife but I had some luck too. Good Luck Tom
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    Non-contact CRW for the uninitiated.

    Some informatinon to start with: http://ozcrw.tripod.com/training.htm Wendy has more info on her site. Have fun. Tom
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    Valentine's day CRW

    Bags not being one of the two people at the top without the parachutes. Build the diamond and break from the top???
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    FS BASE

    FS?? F$%ing Stupid. For Softcocks. Freefall Stability False Sense of Security Formation Skydiving Flimsy Sport Fantastically Sensational Fat Sluts Funny Sayings - - - RW or FS off ITW is OK. Cool. Attached screen grab is a 4 way diamond exit off LP7 @ Kjerag. Greg, Pete, Adam, Sean. Camera Tom & Marko. 1999 Vintage I believe.
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    Rotation rules?

    http://www.uspa.org/publications/manuals.htm - select part 1 of comp manual and see section 4 http://ozcrw.tripod.com/comp_4way_rotations.htm - links to latest rules in FAI and some notes on technique http://www.fai.org/parachuting/committees/cf/ - FAI page
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    Bridge Day 2006 Fatality

    Condolences to all concerned.
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    Sabre 170,collapsible PC,2sec FF at ITW

    Roberto Heidolloni was the guy jumping the Sabre!!!!!! That's Robin's 14th generation cousin. Robin comes from a family of spice sailors and pirates who landed at Perris (tidal wave pushed their boat inland).
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    Thinking about BASE

    That will make it harder to get mentors!! Sorry. Bad joke. I'll leave now.
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    MO Plane Crash

    Sad news. I trained their in 2003, they were ALL really nice people. Link to thread below. http://www.dropzone.com/cgi-bin/forum/gforum.cgi?do=post_view_flat;post=2356575;page=2;sb=post_latest_reply;so=ASC;mh=50;
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    CF2 drawings and scores

    Comp rules and dive pool at: http://ozcrw.tripod.com/comp_2way_sequential.htm
  14. When to give you up? That is a tough one. It is very personal too. Here are a list of possible clues as to when you might consider alternative passions in your life: - you feel no fear / nervousness / respect / passion / etc on for any of your jumps. - your standards and attention to deal are diminshing. - you are losing touch with technology and modern techniques. - you happily accept that you could die participating but are not proactive about reducing the likelihood that it happens. i.e you let "shit happen" instead of making shit happen. - you are in the death spiral of increasing complexity for stagnating or reducing reward. - you become more scared than you have ever been and the fear is consuming you to the point where your control over the situation is no longer evident. - your currency level (frequency & quality of jumps) is diminshing. - you start to make more errors (have more incidents and accidents). - you got into the sport for the "wrong reasons' in the first place and you are not getting what you want out of it. - you have been personally involved in too many accidetns / deaths in the sport and it is having an adverse affect on your psyche. - you are getting older and logic tells you that you should reduce complexity but it does not give you the satisfaction that you desire. - etc. It is a personal choice.
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    CReW?

    Try Lake Wales - Florida. Or contact the USPA. There should be plenty of PD Lightnings around there too. Better to jump compatable CRW specific gear. Good Luck. http://ozcrw.tripod.com