Skydiving School

flowerluvr(Z5 IN)August 27, 2010

Well, DUH! Just make a post, and put it all here (rolling my eyes) There will be more as I go along, and hopefully, you'll see improvement.

On this jump, I heard something "pop" as I went out the door. I thought either something broke on my rig, or the strap on my helmet broke. The distraction was enough to send me tumbling. I corrected, though, which is the main thing. Turns out, it was just a riser cover that popped open. No big deal. The lesson to be learned is that no matter what happens, going unstable WON'T fix it, lol!

Here is a link that might be useful: Unassisted Exit #2

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flowerluvr(Z5 IN)

This is just a tiny clip that one of the instructors caught of me under canopy. Flying around under your own parachute is amazing-it's my favorite part!

Here is a link that might be useful: Under canopy

    Bookmark   August 27, 2010 at 6:26PM
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gardenbug(Canada zone 5)

Free as a bird with no cares. What an experience Brenda!

    Bookmark   August 27, 2010 at 6:44PM
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deanneart(z5Southern NH)

How absolutely incredible and fabulous! you are one amazing lady my friend!!!!! Woohoo!!!!!!


    Bookmark   August 27, 2010 at 7:18PM
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It must be quite the experience. What fun to have found something you enjoy so much. You must not be afraid of heights huh?


    Bookmark   August 27, 2010 at 7:23PM
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woodyoak zone 5 Canada(5b)

I could not do that! It looks like you get quite a yank when the parachute opens...? You're obviously having a grand time; I'll keep my feet firmly on the ground :-)

    Bookmark   August 27, 2010 at 7:57PM
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Wow Brenda , there is no way in hell I could do this ! You are AWESOME my friend !

    Bookmark   August 27, 2010 at 9:26PM
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You are definitely way the -uck out of whatever is left of your mind.

(probably why I like you)


    Bookmark   August 28, 2010 at 9:33AM
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