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Archive for December 2007

Heading to Skydive Sebastian

December 31, 2007

I headed out to Skydive The Farm and was able to get in one jump before we had to repack our canopies and get aboard the aircraft and head for Sebastian, Florida (Skydive Sebastian).

Jumping in December at The Farm!

December 29, 2007

Went out jumping and it was one of the best days I have ever jumped in the short time I have been skydiving. I showed up at STF (Skydive The Farm) where I was able to pick up my new suit with patches sewn on and shoe goo on the booties. Mike Gruwell rocks at […]

Chest strap secure?

December 19, 2007

IMG_2710 Originally uploaded by Rick Neves I was just checking to make sure her chest strap was secure….honest! :-p

Lee’s Funeral

December 15, 2007

I went out to The Farm to jump. It was bad weather with rain, so I drank beer. I’m glad I ended up going out there, I didn’t know they were having a funeral for Lee, who was one of the best damn blokes I ever got to talk to. I didn’t know him as […]

Flying on airlines with your skydive rig

December 5, 2007

This past weekend, I flew from Atlanta, GA to Tampa, FL and then returned from Orlando, FL back to Atlanta, GA.  I received no questions going both ways about my skydiving gear. At the airport in Atlanta, I looked over and the guy who was talking to another guy didn’t even blink when my parachute […]

Skyweekend #1 – Day Three

December 3, 2007

Two days were not enough for Skyweekend #1. Chris, Abhi and I returned once again to Skyventure Orlando for more air time. Chris and Abhi had another second early evening training session with Martin from TunnelCoach.com. We wanted to get some more practice time after watching yesterdays video over and over again nitpicking every single […]

Skyweekend #1 – Day Two

December 2, 2007

We awoke around 8am on Sunday with barely three hours sleep and a bit hung over. Damn…what happened last night? :-p After a quick bagel from the hotel, we hopped in the car and headed to Skydive Deland in Deland, Florida. On the way there, Abhi got stopped by the police for speeding! The officer […]

Skyweekend #1 – Day One

December 1, 2007

This morning I awoke at 6am from my home outside Atlanta, GA. I grabbed bags and jumped in the car and raced to the airport. Arrived at the recommended two hours prior to my flight. I had my gear in one bag, with the intentions for airport security (TSA) to ask me to open everything […]