AUGUST 2: KEVIN MORROUN MEMORIAL
Come out the weekend after Kevin’s birthday (July 31) to celebrate life and remember a great friend, “bro” and mentor. There will be jumping, food (some with gluten), tequila, fire and evening festivities!
BRING: photos, beverages, your stories and birthday well-wishes and let’s get silly with Jaws at a DFS day to remember.
Funding is much needed for this event and to help Antonia with her close to $7,000 in funeral/memorial expenses in Utah. Any donations in money or supplies for this event and Antonia are much appreciated. $$ can be put directly on Kevin’s account in manifest or via Paypal.com to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Have an idea for a special jump or activity? Want to organize it? BRING IT!
Want to help? Contact: Antonia McVicker (845) 239-7488
AUGUST 2: SERGEY FEDATOV CANOPY SKILLS COURSE
This Canopy Course is for you IF:
You recently got an A license
You got hurt and do not want to do it again You wonder what is next in your canopy piloting progression but don't know where to look for answers
This Course will cover:
Part 1. Basic Aerodynamics and terminology. The magic of LIFT works and why it is important. It all boils down to landing softly, confidently and w/o bruising to your bottoms.
Part 2. Accuracy and Navigation. How to hit the target EVERY time (I am not joking)
Part3. Canopy Controls. What are they and how to use them given different weather conditions.
Part4. Canopy design and general canopy wisdom.
How to choose your next wing? What is the next steps of canopy piloting progression and how to get there w/o metal inserts to your body.
There will be 4 practice jumps. Practice exercises during each jump will be dedicated to the topics above. All of the landings will be video debriefed. Finally, we will play much loved accuracy game (!!!) for which I will set up an accuracy course.
Self supervision to jump w/o radio. If you have to rent a gear please talk to Sonic at the Pro Shop.
$90.00 plus jumps. Deposit of 45.00 to ensure your slot at Ranch Manifest
Rain date Sunday Aug 3rd, 2014
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AUGUST 9 & 10: BRIAN GERMAIN CANOPY SKILLS AND SAFETY COURSE
The course fee is $195 +jumps for both days running from 9am to sunset. Average 3 jumps per day; however, jumping is not required, nor is a license. All levels are welcome, including instructors and swoopers This is not just a canopy course, it is a Holistic Safety Course. Sign up at Manifest.
Page with in-depth information about the course:
Printable PDF of information on the course including agenda:
Online Video Courses to prepare for the weekend:
AUGUST 23 - 24: NORTH AMERICAN SKYDIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS - Come on out for the 3rd annual competition. Yes, there will be comps; yes, there will be prizes. 2 way, 4 way, 8 way, 10 way, accuracy.
ROOKIE CHALLENGE - COMPETITION TIME for the Rookies. A fun time, meet new people learn more skills what is better than that?
Trophies for 1st 2nd and 3rd Place.
The first two will be 2-ways, next 2- 4 ways! You will be paired with a coach for the 2-ways, 4-ways = 3 Rookies 1 coach.
Who can join the Challenge? Get on solos or achieve your A- license this season. How to join- Email Linda Waz at firstname.lastname@example.org 1 week prior to the Challenge Date. We need to get coaches for the event so if you can do it, please do!
Cost=your regular fee for a solo jump- Plus 20 entry fee Each competition is 3 jumps so total would be 200.00. Great value since you will be coached on each jump!
If there is a tie…The Competitor will radio their instructor into the pit. Closest to the disk wins.
Come join the fun- get on solos, get your license, accept the Rookie Challenge.
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