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Start Skydiving 07 08 2013

News from Start Skydiving:

 Ohio Numbers  01 – 07 July 2013:

        Slots: 622
        Loads: 45
        Tandem: 166
        AFF: 12
        Fun Jumpers Slots: 198

9-11 2On this Independence Day 2013, I share this quote from a former Commander-in-Chief:

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.

John F. Kennedy
35th President of the United States of America

 

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“Work Stinks Boogie Video

Mark your calendars! Only 2 months until the Work Stinks Boogie! Leave your suit and tie at home and come out and JUMP during Labor Day Weekend!! Aug 28th – Sept 2nd! Check out our ad in the current issue of Parachutist… See you there! “Registration Link”

Events are emerging for the 2013 Work Stinks! Boogie and you will want to be a part of it! We are limiting the participants to 500 this year so we can manage the event and ensure the safety of our patrons.

Aircraft slots will be $23.00 for the event  267 slots of lift per hour

  • 1- CASA 312 Tailgate seats 31 (3 loads per hour)
  • 1- Otter seats 23 (three loads per hour)
  • 1- Grand Caravan seats 17 (three loads per hour)
  • 1- Caravan seats 15  (three loads per hour)

2- R44 Helicopter slots are $60.00 if there are 3 people on the load and $89.00 if there are 2 people on the load. You must pre-manifest from 8am to 12pm Sat & Sun and Purchase helicopter jumps ONLINE.

RW Organizing
Big ways 30-40-50 with World Record Organizer Guy Wright and other special guests
4-10 ways with the ladies on Team Tenacity
Norman Kent will be documenting the event and will be available for private videos.

Free-Fly Organizing
Organizing of all skill levels with Jimmy T, Tom Baker and World Record Holder Melanie Johnson
10-20 ways with Brad Hunt

Entertainment
We are happy to announce that Full Service will be back on Friday evening. On Saturday evening, we will have live entertainment, a great BBQ meal and the Selection.Com Fastrax pyrotechnic aerial display and ground launched fireworks show.  A show you will never forget.

Vendors
We will have gear representives on location providing demo equipment available to those who are looking to try out some new stuff.

Camping/RVs
We have a dedicated FREE camping area that has a bonfire pit for your enjoyment. We also have 20 RV hookups for the event ($100 for the event). The hookups are on a first come basis, so reserve them early through our online store. There is a $25.00 camper permit fee for all campers not using electric.

Shower Trailer
We will be bringing in an eight-bay shower trailer to compliment our three showers already at the DZ.

Registration
Register online and all you have to do is walk up to our VIP lane, pick up your packet, and have your rig checked by our rigger. You can place money on your account before you arrive and START Skydiving!

Registration  is $45.00 and includes your Saturday meal ticket, t-shirt, one lift ticket, and your Fast Slots card if you register before June 30th. Registration after June 30th will include all of the same items aside from the lift ticket.

DCIM100GOPROAll right Goldmember. Don’t play the laughing boy. There’s only two things I hate in this world. People who are intolerant of other people’s cultures and the Dutch.

Skydive Ohio“Todd Johnson Working on The Packing Mat”Tandem Skydiving“David Hart and Alex Hart painting Team Room”

Ashely Doyno 010“Ashely Doyno waving Bye to her Friends”IMAG0117_1“Hoist the Colors!!”Image5-horz Alex Hart is getting his Tandem rating! Watch Out! with Raleigh McClainand Brad Hunt at Start Skydiving. Yolanda Horton 053bradYolanda Horton  and Clint over Start Skydiving.Owen Johnson rob“Owen Johnson and Lonnie” photo“SIS”

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SALUTING OUR MILITARY:  Raymond F. Chandler III

Chandler, Raymond III

Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III was sworn in as the 14th Sergeant Major of the Army on March 1, 2011. SMA Chandler has held a variety of leadership positions throughout his career ranging from tank crewman to command sergeant major.

As Sergeant Major of the Army, Chandler serves as the Army Chief of Staff’s personal adviser on all enlisted‐related matters, particularly in areas affecting Soldier training and quality of life. He devotes the majority of his time to traveling throughout the Army observing training, and talking to Soldiers and their Families.

He sits on a wide variety of councils and boards that make decisions affecting enlisted Soldiers and their Families and is routinely invited to testify before Congress.

Chandler was born in Whittier, California and entered the Army in Brockton, Massachusetts in September 1981. He attended One Station Unit Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and graduated as a 19E Armor Crewman.

Chandler has served in all tank crewman positions and has had multiple tours as a troop, squadron and regimental master gunner. He has served in the 1st Infantry Division (FWD), 2d Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Division, 1st Cavalry Division, 3d Armor Division, 2d ACR, 3d ACR, U.S. Army Armor School, and the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy. He also served as a 1SG in four different detachments, troops and companies. As a Sergeant Major, he served as Operations SGM in 1/2 ACR and as CSM in 1/7 Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Army Garrison Fort Leavenworth, KS and the United States Army Armor School CSM. Chandler was assigned as the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy CSM in December 2007. In June 2009, Chandler became the 19th Commandant of USASMA and the first enlisted commandant in USASMA history.

Chandler’s military and civilian education includes all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, M60A3 and M1/M1A1 Tank Master Gunner Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, First Sergeant Course, Basic Instructor Training, Total Army Instructor Trainer Course, Small Group Instructor Trainer Course, Video Tele‐Training Instructor Trainer Course, Army Management Staff Course, Garrison Command Sergeant Major Course and various other professional development courses. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration from Upper Iowa University.

Chandler’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (7th OLC), Army Commendation Medal (7th OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1st OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Army Service Ribbon, Korean Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Medal (Numeral 4), Noncommissioned Officer Professional Service Ribbon (Numeral 4), Iraq Campaign Medal (with Campaign Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Superior Unit Award and the Combat Action Badge. He is a recipient of the Order of Saint George (Bronze Medallion), the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin and the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara.

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Here are a few good links:

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

News from Start Skydiving Florida:

 

DCIM100GOPROAdelle Molnar jumps with Clint Leighton at Start Skydiving Florida. 

DCIM100GOPROSteven Hart a Start Skydiving Florida.


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News from Team Fastrax:

06 14 2013 Independence Hall   IMG_78001000 Ft Above LZ Photo by John Hart.  . 

IMG_9034“Group Photo with Leroy Petry, Team Fastrax, Dana, Darrin  and USMC Honor Guard”

IMG950026Matt, Paul and Bud @ Kentucky Speedway

Army Rangers“Scioto Downs Pyrotechnics Jump Team” Demo Jump“Team Fastrax giving away T-Shirts @ Scioto Downs”Parachute Team“Team Cleans Smith park”

Last weeks Demos

07 06 2013 4th For Our Soldiers

  • Treeman – 2,000
  • Robin – RWB Streamer
  • Derick Creech – RWB Streamer
  • Rob Richardson Ground Crew

07 06 2013 Scioto Downs Pyrotechnics(UFO Link)

  • John Harth – Pyrotechnics
  • Paul Stanford – Pyrotechnics
  • Dan Paganini – Pyrotechnics
  • Bud – Pyrotechnics
  • Alex Hart – Video
  • Gary – Ground Crew
  • Babs – Ground Crew
  • Gene – Ground Crew
  • Nita – Ground Crew

This weeks Demos

07 12 2013 Ohio Challenge

Smith Park 18:00 Jump Friday    

  • Bud Prenatt – 1100 Square Foot Flag
  • Dan Paganini – 2000 Square Foot Flag
  • Jim Fangmeyer – 1100 Square Foot Flag
  • Gary Holden – 500 Square Foot Flag
  • Derick Creech – 275 Square Foot Flag
  • Matt Harvey – Midfirst Flag
  • Dan Aukstikalnis – Tandem

Smith Park 20:15 Jump Friday    

  • Gila – 7800 Square Foot Flag
  • Jim Fangmeyer – 1100 Square Foot Flag
  • Gary Holden – 500 Square Foot Flag
  • Derick Creech – 275 Square Foot Flag
  • Matt Harvey – Midfirst Flag
  • Ray Dutch – High Speed Canopy Piloting
  • Alex Hart – High Speed Canopy Piloting
  • Dan Aukstikalnis – Tandem

   Smith Park 21:45 Jump Friday

  • John Hart – Pyrotechnics
  • Dan Paganini – Pyrotechnics
  • Bud Prenatt – Pyrotechnics
  • John Harth – Pyrotechnics
  • Alex Hart – Video

07 13 2013 Ohio Challenge

Smith Park 16:00 Jump Saturday

  • Robin – Streamer
  • Gary – Streamer
  • Matt Harvey – Midfirst Flag
  • Dan Paganini – 2000 Square Foot Flag

Smith Park 17:00 Jump Saturday

  • Matt Harvey – Midfirst Flag
  • Dan Aukstikalnis – 3700 Square Foot Flag
  • Ray Dutch – High Speed Canopy Piloting
  • Alex Hart –  High Speed Canopy Piloting

Smith Park 18:00 Jump Saturday

  • Bud Prenatt – 1100 Square Foot Flag
  • Dan Paganini – 2000 Square Foot Flag
  • Gary Holden – 500 Square Foot Flag
  • Robin – 275 Square Foot Flag
  • Derick Creech – 275 Square Foot Flag
  • Matt Harvey – Midfirst Flag
  • Dan Aukstikalnis – Tandem

Smith Park 20:15 Jump Saturday

  • Gila – 7800 Square Foot Flag
  • Jim Fangmeyer – 1100 Square Foot Flag
  • Gary Holden – 500 Square Foot Flag
  • Derick Creech – 275 Square Foot Flag
  • Matt Harvey – Midfirst Flag
  • Ray Dutch – High Speed Canopy Piloting
  • Alex Hart – High Speed Canopy Piloting
  • Dan Aukstikalnis – Tandem

Smith Park 21:45 Jump Saturday  

  • John Hart – Pyrotechnics
  • Dan Paganini – Pyrotechnics
  • Bud Prenatt – Pyrotechnics
  • John Harth – Pyrotechnics
  • Alex Hart – Video

VIDEO’S Wounded Warrior Event at Texas Motor Speedway:

Upcoming Demos:

      • 07 12 2013 Ohio Challenge
      • 07 13 2013 Ohio Challenge
      • 07 14 2013 OhioChallenge
      • 07 18 2013 25th Annual Celebrity Softball Classic
      • 07 22 2013 Dayton Defense Golf Outing
      • 07 26 2013 Freedom Alliance Charity Golf Classic
      • 07 27 2013 Freedom Alliance Charity Golf Classic
      • 07 27 2013 Scioto Downs
      • 07 29 2013 Pat Rupp Memorial Golf Tournament
      • 08 03 2013 Bath County Wings and Wheels
      • 08 03 2013 National Night Out
      • 08 11 2013 NASCAR Watkins Glen
      • 08 15 2013 All Ohio Balloon Fest
      • 08 16 2013 All Ohio Balloon Fest
      • 08 17 2013 All Ohio Balloon Fest
      • 08 17 2013 478th Golf Outing
      • 08 17 2013 Dayton Dragons American Celebration
      • 08 24 2013 Fallen Hero Poker Run
      • 08 31 2013 Mead Cusa Cup ANKENEY SOCCER COMPLEX
      • 08 31 2013 Mead Cusa Cup OAK GROVE
      • 08 31 2013 Mead Cusa Cup West  Carrollton
      • 08 31 2013 University of Cincinnati Football Vs. Purdue 1200 (New)
      • 09 08 2013 Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (New)
      • 09 12 2013 Quaker Steak n Lube The Thank You Foundation
      • 09 13 2012 Franklin HS (New)
      • 09 13 2013 National Championship Air Races
      • 09 14 2013 National Championship Air Races
      • 09 14 2013 Safety Fair
      • 09 14 2013 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Northwestern State 1900 (New)
      • 09 15 2013 National Championship Air Races
      • 09 21 2013 Air Force Marathon 2013
      • 09 21 2013 The after party at the Greene
      • 09 27 2013 La Salle Football
      • 09 28 2013 Smith Park Hospice
      • 10 11 2013 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Temple (New)
      • 10 19 2013 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Connecticut (New)
      • 10 25 2013 La Salle Football (Pyro)
      • 10 27 2013 Marine Corps Marathon
      • 11 02 2013 Hueston Woods State Park Veterans Day (New)
      • 11 09 2013 University of Cincinnati Football vs. SMU (New)
      • 11 15 2013 UT VETERANS GAME
      • 11 16 2013 UT VETERANS GAME
      • 11 17 2013 UT VETERANS GAME
      • 12 05 2013 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Louisville 1930 (Pyro) (New)

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TEAM VIDEO’S:

06 14 2012 Start Skydiving “Flag Day” Hook Field Team Fastrax Video By “Brett Dennis”

06 14 2012 American Legion “Flag Day” New Carlisle Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

06 30 2012 Kentucky Speedway Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

07 28 2012 Nuxhall Miracle League Team Fastrax Video By “Dan”

08 24 2012 Simon Kenton High School (ARMY) Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

09 01 2012 Mead Cusa Cup West Carrollton  Team Fastrax Video By “Rudder”

09 01 2012 Mead Cusa Cup OAK GROVE PARK Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

08 31 2012 Fairfield High School Game Team Fastrax Video By “Dan and Rudder”

09 01 2012 IU vs. Indiana State Team Fastrax Video By “Dan”

09 02 2012 WEBN Team Fastrax Video By “Team Fastrax”

09 06 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Pittsburgh Team Fastrax Video By “Team Fastrax”

09 09 2012 Darby Dan Team Fastrax Video By “Team Fastrax”

09 15 2012 Air Force Marathon Team Fastrax Video By “Team Fastrax”

09 15 2012 Safety Fair Team Fastrax Video By “Dan P”

09 15 2012 University of Cincinnati Football  Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

10 06 2012 University of Cincinnati Football  Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

10 12 2012  Logan Hocking  Team Fastrax Video By “Dan”

06 23 2013  Dayton Airshow  Team Fastrax Video”

06 26 2013  KY Speedway NASCAR  Team Fastrax Video”


News from Start Aviation Services:

We pledge to attend to our customers’ needs in a professional and courteous manner. We also will treat our customers with the utmost respect and regard. Start Aviation Services provides quality service combined with competitive pricing for a valuable choice.

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Start Skydiving proudly serves the Skydive Cincinnati, Skydive Columbus, Skydive Dayton, Skydive Cleveland, Skydive Lexington, Skydive Louisville, Skydive Orlando, Skydive Florida and Skydive Indianapolis areas. Start Skydiving is where Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky go to skydive. If it is your first skydive or you are an experienced skydiver, come skydive with Start Skydiving Ohio. We teach more people to skydive than any other skydiving center in the Midwest. Find out why we are the #1 place to skydive in the world. 


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