Ohio Numbers 09 – 15 April 2012:
- Slots: 252
- Loads: 32
- Tandem: 74
- AFF: 3
- Fun Jumpers Slots: 72
Canopy Skills Course 28 & 29 April 2012:
Come out and improve your canopy skills with Team Fastrax Swoop member, Ray Dutch. As we covered at Safety Day, there is no cap on improving your canopy skills; so let’s start this season off with getting reacquainted with our canopies. This a complete canopy course consisting of the five jumps required to obtain a USPA B-License. However, it is extremely beneficial to anyone who has not yet participated in such a courses.
Sunset Tandem Photo By Kyle
Construction Update @ Start Skydiving!
“Construction is underway”
SALUTING OUR MILITARY: Adam L. Ralston
Adam L. Ralston
Served 5 years with Second Ranger Battalion “The Real Ranger Battalion” Ft. Lewis Washington Completed Jump School, Ranger School and earned various awards for his time spent on active duty. Throughout the grueling 58 day Ranger course, other course students relied on him for his tactical skills and his ability to motivate. He soon stood out to course instructors who were impressed by the young 19 year olds remarkable leadership skills and uncanny knowledge of infantry doctrine. During the 58 day course, he managed on less than 2 hours of sleep a day, often going consecutive days without sleep. Surviving on just 1 1/2 meals a day, he lost nearly 40 pounds and weighed 150 pounds at his graduation. For his physical and mental stamina, his leadership, tactical knowledge, having gained the respect of his peers and instructors, and far exceeding all course standards, after 58 days he earn the Ranger Tab as he passed world’s toughest military school. Adam is a 1996 graduated of Bedford High school and now resides in Middletown where he works at Start Skydiving and continues to be an active member in his community.
On 6 August, 2011, Taliban insurgents shot down a US Military CH-47 Chinook helicopter in the wee hours of the morning as it arrived for a mission in Eastern Afghanistan.
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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 Aircraft 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!
News from Team Fastrax:
The jump for Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was “outstanding” “Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”
- Paul Stanford “Streamer”
- Dan Paganini “Flag”
- Bud Prenatt “Streamer”
- Sherri Balmer “Ground Crew”
- Kent Lane “pilot”
- Team Fastrax tryouts will also be held on June 2012. Contact Gene at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
- Team Fastrax PRO Training camp May 18, 19 20 2012. Contact Gene at email@example.com if you are interested.
- 3 Team Fastrax training camps date and time will be posted later.
- Team Tandem Master Please email Medical Certificate and Ratings to Gene at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alex Lupson as UC BEARCAT at Start Skydiving Photo by Lonnie Kirk
- 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 24 2012 Shaun Meadows Home Dedication (Updated)
- 06 16 2012 Veterans Appreciation Rally
- 06 17 2012 Veterans Appreciation Rally
- 06 21 2012 HBAGC Golf Outing Elgin, IL (New)
- 06 22 2012 The Greene
- 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 18 2012 478th Golf Outing
- 08 18 2012 Wounded Warrior Home Dedication Antioch, Illinois (New)
- 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
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