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Start Skydiving 3 27 2012

News from Start Skydiving:

Ohio Numbers 19 – 26 March 2012:

  • Slots:     221
  • Loads:   21
  • Tandem 38
  • AFF  1
  • Fun Jumpers Slots 133


Vector/Sigma Tandem Certification Course

3 Jumper’s started the Certification

  • Kyle Whittier
  • Matt Harvey
  • Paul Wignall

Alex Hart lands after a hop and pop. Photo by Melanie Johnson

The mustached men, Dan Paganini and James Watson, take to the sky. Photo by Melanie Johnson

Sunset by the fire pit. Photo by Emily MacDonald

Construction Update @ Start Skydiving!  

“Construction is underway”

     New signs @ DZ

SAUTEING OUR MILITARY: 

Jesse Office

We at Start Skydiving are especially proud to feature our soldier of the month this month as the brother of our very own Manager of Manifest, Tara Poteet.
Jesse Salyers currently serves with the United States Army and is serving in Afghanistan at Forward Operating Base Kala Gush and will be completing this tour of duty later this month when he will return to his home base at Schofield Baricks in Hawaii.  Jesse serves with the 25th Infantry Division, Bravo Battery 3-7.
Jesse was born in 1982 in Virginia Beach, Virginia while his father was serving in the United States Navy.  Jesse grew up in Ohio as an avid football player until 1993 when his family moved to Indianapolis. Indiana .  He graduated from Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis and later returned to Xenia, Ohio where he joined the US Army.  He completed his Basic Training with 2nd BN, 47th Infantry, Delta Company on December 3, 2009 at Fort Benning, Georgia.  PV2 Jesse completed his training for Fire Direction Center Tactical Data Specialist at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and now serves as a Rocket Artillery Specialist .
After his return from Afghanastan Jesse will enjoy 30 days of R&R where he plans to return to Ohio to rest and visit family including his 95 year old Grandfather who also served in the United States Army during World War II.

Jesse And His Mother Amber Johnson

Here are a few good links:

Start Skydiving YouTube
Start Skydiving Live Load List
United States Parachute Association
Start Skydiving Newsletter sign-up

News from Start Skydiving Florida:

The weather has been amazing lately and people have been taking advantage of it. Our weekday business continues to be very strong. The Freedom typically flying until sunset All week long.
We have been running full-throttle at Start Skydiving Florida lately.

That being said – don’t forget to show support for us by Liking us on Facebook and leaving 5-star reviews on our Google Places page: Start Skydiving Florida. Every little bit helps get our name out there!

Chris with Thomas @ Start Skydiving Florida

Robert Holshue

Treeman and Keirren

Look’s Like Fun

Thomas on a Boat


News from Team Fastrax:

TEAM NOTES:

Jumpers for Dayton Dragons 04 April 2012

  • John Hart “Streamer”
  • Dan Paganini “Flag”
  • Bud Prenatt “Game Ball”
  • John Harth “RoofMan”

Jumpers for Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 14 & 15 April 2012

  • Dan Paganini
  • Paul Stanford
  • Bud Prenatt
  • Team Fastrax tryouts will also be held on June 2012.  Contact Gene at gnewsom@teamfastrax.org if you are interested.
  • Team Fastrax PRO Training camp May 18, 19 20 2012.  Contact Gene at gnewsom@teamfastrax.org if you are interested.
  • 3 Team Fastrax training camps date and time will be posted later.
  • Team Tandem Master Please email Medical Certificate and Rating  to Gene at gnewsom@teamfastrax.org.

Team Fastrax Training

Travis, Treeman, Paul and Gila

Upcoming Demos:

  • 04 04 2012 Dayton Dragons – 7:00 pm
  • 04 14 2012 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – 11:40 am
  • 04 15 2012 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – 1:10 pm
  • 04 20 2012 25th Running Women’s Little 500 – 7:00 pm
  • 04 21 2012 62nd Running Men’s Little 500 – 2:00 pm
  • 04 25 2012 UC Baseball
  • 05 03 2012 Amanda Elementary
  • 05 12 2012 McGuire AFB NJ air show
  • 05 13 2012 McGuire AFB NJ air show
  • 05 18 2012 American Cancer Society Relay For Life
  • 05 18 2012 UC Baseball
  • 05 19 2012 Dayton Dragons – 7:00 pm
  • 05 28 2012 Shaun Meadows
  • 06 16 2012 Veterans Appreciation Rally
  • 06 17 2012 Veterans Appreciation Rally
  • 06 24 2012 Bishop Fenwick Festival 60th Anniversary jump
  • 06 29 2012 Harley Rally in Dayton
  • 07 09 2012 Dayton Defense Golf Outing – 8:00 am
  • 07 21 2012 Tri-State Rhythm and Rib Fest
  • 08 17 2012 All Ohio Balloon Fest
  • 08 18 2012 All Ohio Balloon Fest
  • 08 24 2012 Piqua High School – 7:00 pm
  • 08 24 2012 Talwanda High School – 7:00 pm
  • 08 25 2012 Dayton Dragons – 7:00 pm

David Hart Work the crowd

News from Start Aviation Services:

Don’t forget to show support for us by Liking us on Facebook and leaving 5-star reviews on our Google Places page: Start Aviation Services Every little bit helps get our name out there!

Formation fun with the RV-8s — with Brad Hunt, Ken Rieder, Aubrey Caldwell and Mike Hoeting.

Start New line Girl

The Team Jacob Foundation 

For more information or to make a donation see the Links Below:

AWOS Link AWOS LINK:

Gene Newsom

Start Skydiving & Team Fastrax Professional Skydiving Team
Middletown Regional | 1711 Run Way Drive | Middletown, Ohio 45042
877GOJUMP2 / 877.465.8672
Click Here For New 9 /11 Memorial Jump 2011
Click Here For Team Fastrax Skydiving Video
Click Here For Team Fastrax documentary
Click Here For 9/11th Memorial Jump in New York

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