johnnyboy

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  • Main Canopy Size
    190
  • Reserve Canopy Size
    180
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    Cypres

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  • Home DZ
    Skdydive Taft
  • License
    B
  • License Number
    29113
  • Licensing Organization
    USPA
  • Number of Jumps
    128
  • Years in Sport
    5
  • First Choice Discipline
    Formation Skydiving
  • First Choice Discipline Jump Total
    61
  • Second Choice Discipline
    Freefall Photography
  • Second Choice Discipline Jump Total
    58

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  1. johnnyboy

    What is this plane? #26

    helio stallion? jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos
  2. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    Although i completely violated my own reasoning, the reason for no RSL was the whole belief that i wanted to get stable before i pulled my reserve. Also. i dont ever want me to cutaway my main and have my reserve deployed before my main clears, for instance if it gets caught partly on my leg. jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos
  3. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    Thank you
  4. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    I need to come jump at your DZ then
  5. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    A bow flex would only build muscle which weighs more than fat. My wind resistance would be less and i would weigh more. That wouldnt help jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos
  6. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    I had a spring PC during AFF almost 3 years ago in Taft. You are sure right about the reserve ride. I had never flown it nor did i know how accurate i could land it. When i saw hte main goinng towards the houses, i said there is no way i am trying to land in a street with cars, trees, wires, etc. I was just REALLY bummed that no one even my coach saw it. Rather than saying, "You are alive" or "You survived," All i got was "Why didnt you land by your main?" jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos
  7. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    can you tell me/us what size was your main? what size was the reserve? what was the wing loading? did you buy beer? Triathlon 190 Stellar 180 I weigh 270 out the door (same rig since jump 17), so i am loading it at about 1.35-1.4 On average, i fall about 130 mph on my belly, even on deployment (i need to do something about that because my body has no wind resistance but has all hte weight. 5 different jumpsuits only slow me down up to 4 mph) my max speed was 182 on that jump occurring on the 2nd half (based on the average of 144 on 2nd half). YES, i bought beer
  8. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    in an emergency, i can understand how one loses altitude awareness. WHen i was spinnning out of control, all i cared about was chopping that sucker and getting a better one out. NO jump could ever give you that feeling of going back into freefall after cutting away. People talk about that roller coaster feeling that we really dont get.......I got it that jump. I guess i owe a bottle of scotch jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos
  9. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    after my reserve opened, i did a control check and then looked for traffic. I then checked the alti and found the DZ (we had a VERY bad spot). I was way north of the DZ and my canopy was going North. At about 1000 feet, i knew the canopy was going towards the houses so i decided not to land near it. It wasnt until an hour later when i realized no one realy watches that i didnt have money to buy another main. As i drove around Perris, i kept callin manifest until finally the rigger's husband turned it in. the FIRST thing out of ANYONE"S mouth was "why didnt you land by your main?!?" I said it wasnt safe.................... jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos
  10. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    I usually open at 4 to allow for some room to regain stability in case of a mal, but when it happened, i didnt even think to get stable again, i knew i needed an open canopy. I was pretty much standing up when it opened. Scared the s@$t out of me........ i agree about the main jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos
  11. johnnyboy

    1st reserve ride!!

    i survived
  12. johnnyboy

    Law school is driving me CRAZY!!!!!!!

    Are you saying it will get worse? Great. Maybe I should just cutaway like the movie
  13. johnnyboy

    Law school is driving me CRAZY!!!!!!!

    Fellow law students unite. Who wants to ditch class and go jump? Everyone I think. Anyways, I am a 2 and a 1/2 L and doing a joint degree (JD/MDR). I am now sitting in "arbitration practice" and wishing i could be back in the air learning to backfly. who else is stuck in the law realm and especially, who is attending law school in LA (I am at Loyola (JD) and Peppderdine (MDR)) jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos
  14. johnnyboy

    Point Break

    I could let you borrow Dropzone and Terminal Velocity jumpers ARE better all around people than whuffos