Go Fund Me for Mel Porter’s Family

By now, most of you have probably read about the tragic passing of Mel Porter. Nicholas Lott is organising a go fund me for her family to help them through this difficult time. If you’d like to make a donation you can go direct to the go fund me page by clicking here.

ABC Radio Brisbane Interview with Ben Nordkampp

ABC Radio Brisbane caught up with Skydive Ramblers CI and organiser of the recent SOS record, Ben Nordkamp. You can listen to the interview here.

Some of us are natural thrill seekers….

Marly Nolan Duncan was recently the subject of ABC Radio’s ‘All in the mind’. The program talks about Marley’s journey into skydiving and the science behind thrill seekers (and thrill seeking). It’s super interesting and you can find out more about it here.

MX Series

Manufactory will shortly be launching a thirteen episode journey through the world of extreme sports – skydiving, base, canopy, indoor skydiving and paragliding.

It looks pretty epic so jump on over to the Manufactory Facebook page for more details.

How To Guide to your CYPRES AAD

June’s Skydivingmag.com had a comprehensive guide to your Cypres AAD with a stack of videos covering off everything you need to know including changing activation altitudes and setting offsets. Definitely worth booking marking. You can go straight to the article by clicking here.

Blue Skies, Fun Days

Garnett put out Episode 75 of Blue Skies, Fun Days this week – all about coaching. The when’s, why’s and how to’s of finding yourself a coach to turn you into that shredder sky god you were born to be!

Danielle and Henry’s Wedding Boogie

Danielle and Henry both work down at Skydive Oz and recently tied the knot. Yay! Of course, the wedding was a Wedding Boogie (plus added lined dancing) and Paddy put this awesome tape together of the long weekend. Awesome times and congrats to the Happy Couple!

Danielle and Henry’s Wedding Boogie!


Pete Allum is a British skydiver based in Spain. He’s got a keen interest in the future of skydiving a sustainable sport and posts heaps of interesting content, including this facebook post about Ampaire’s hybrid hydrogen-electric Cessna Caravan. You can read more about it below. Maybe we will be jumping out of hybrid planes sooner rather than later 🙂

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