Shake Don’t Flake – More spots available on the Whitsunday’s Boogie
The Shake Don’t Flake mob have opened up some more spots on their upcoming Whitsunday’s Boogie. Sounds awesome. If you’re keen jump over to the event page and register your interest.
The story behind ‘that’ jet…
If you’re local to Skydive Oz, you’ll be familiar with occasional roar of a jet as old mate takes his kit-jet for a burn up and down the coastline. The ABC recently caught up with the owner, Andre Viljoen, and here’s the story of our DZ neighbour and his passion. The good news is apparently they’re super easy to build so, you know, jet jumps soon please.
Lunatic Fringe Podcast with Zac Rosser
From Spotify “Back in the can for another chat about all things nylon, Zach Rosser brings us up to speed on his and the sports progression in canopy flocking and just how incredibly fast it’s all evolving. It’s a great look into the very beginnings of a new discipline in our sport as it just gets going, and all of the amazing potential it has, straight from the mouth of one of the Lunatics helping to chart a new course.”
I’ve been reposting this a fair bit on Facebook but in case you haven’t seen it, NSWPC has grant money available for inclusion activities and events!
Just over to the NSPWC website to get the skinny. The money is there for the taking so get planning! If you have an idea and want any advice about organising something then give me a yell. I’m always happy to help.
PD Factory Team – Raffle
Want to win a training camp with the PD Factory Team and an honorary PDFT jersey? Okay, so flights aren’t included but it’s still an awesome prize. Just over half teh tickets left in the raffle. If you’re keen jump over to the PD website and get yours today.
Age is just a number….
Recently, the ABC interviewed a number of women in their 50’s are finding a new found freedom in adventure sports, including Skydiver Denise Bess. Read all about it here. On ya Denise!
Tales from the Bonfire
Australian skydiver and hall of famer, Andy Keech, is in this month’s edition of Parachutist magazine with a behind the shot account of this pretty epic photo…
Blue Skies, Fun Days
Garnett has released another episode of Blue Skies, Fun Days. This time featuring Parachutist Starter Mag introducing people to the fine art of skydiving. Not sure any of us need convincing, but flick it on to your mates and lets get some more jumpers jumpy jumping 🙂
Join The Sport
iFly Perth, J-Bay and Hillman’s Skydive School have all got together to launch “Join The Sport” evening at iFly Perth. The event aims to close the gaps in building the sport of skydiving, collectively, together inclusive of outdoor and indoor skydiving.
I hope this grass roots activity is a massive success!
Well done WA and it’s great to see iFly and local DZ’s working closely together.
Mission Impossible….. Motorcycle Base 🙂
Tom Cruise’s latest MI flick opens today and skydive mag have got an article and various video’s about Mr Cruise’s motorcycle base jump… apparently, it’s a world first… pretty epic either way.. you can find the article here!