After an ankle injury which grounded me for a while I am back soaring the Blue Skies. It feels great to get back out there and feel the wind. I was able to get a couple of jumps in two weeks ago and should be back out there this weekend.
I had my canopy course on Saturday. Gained some valuable knowledge on flying a canopy properly and making my landing pattern tighter. My fourth and last jump of the day I had a nasty line twist but was able to recover from it and had the best landing patter I ever had. I was able [...]
After a 4 Month hiatus I am once again skydiving. I had to do a short retrain and repeat Level 8. Level 8 went great and I got another skydive in as well. It was a great Saturday.Continue Reading →
I had a great skydive this last Saturday. I got to the drop-zone a bit late in the day but was able to get one jump in. I started off with a good landing pattern until I realized I was reading the windsock wrong and had to re-evaluate my landing area. I made some minor [...]Continue Reading →
I had three great skydives on Saturday April 7, 2012. Although my freefalls were great my landings were terrible. Last jump landed so far out I had to walk South for a while then west for a while, gave my chute to the driver of the van that showed up, good thing he was [...]Continue Reading →
I was able to get a coach and solo jump Saturday March 24, 2012. Coach jump went really well but the landing could have been better while my solo jump went perfectly. I need 11 more jumps and then I can get my A license. Once I receive my A license I will be able [...]Continue Reading →
Last Saturday March 3, 2012 I did my first coach jump. Everything went perfectly. I was able to dock with my coach and my landing was as good as it gets. Only 13 more jumps and I get my A License!Continue Reading →
Last Saturday was pretty eventful. I got to do a solo and a Hop & Pop. A Hop & Pop is where you simulate an emergency exit by jumping at 5,000 feet and deploying your chute within 5 seconds. I took a bit longer and from what I was told by a friend on the [...]Continue Reading →
Hope everyone is well, I know I am. I was able to get two solo jumps in this past Sunday and it was great. In three weeks I hope to get at least three more jumps in if not more.Continue Reading →
My name is Richard and thank you for visiting. I will try to update my adventures as they come along. This was my fifth jump at the Lake Elsinore Drop Zone. It was amazing! I was able to perform everything in the dive flow for this level except tracking.
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