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Start Skydiving 07 28 2014

News from Start Skydiving:


Last weeks Ohio Numbers

  • Slots: 1020
  • Lifts: 92
  • Tandem’s: 219
  • AFF’s: 21
  • Fun jumps Slots: 480
  • Demos: 5

 Recent Accomplishments

20140727_122042Coach Course 07 26 2014

  • David Arcaro
  • Jacob Rubeiro
  • Jared Navarro
  • Jacob Rubin
  • Chris Nurnberger
  • Dale Kierstead
  • Jodan ZinkThanks Kyle, Little John, Pairani, Adam and Ditch.

2170David Covel placed 5th out of 52 wingsuiters in the Red Bull Wingsuit Races in Oakdale, California.
Congratulations, David!
IMG_20140712_182441342“Congratulations, Tyler’s Morrow A License”  photo 2“Congratulations, Medal of Honor recipient MSG Leroy Petry retires” Photo by Rick Winkler

skydive indy“Congratulations, Chris Nurnberger B License” 

Upcoming Events at Start Skydiving

skydiving in ohio


  • 2014 SARAH’S WORK STINKS! BOOGIE: AUG. 27 – SEP. 1 Register here for the Best Boogie in the Midwest! If you register before June 30th a lift ticket will be included in your registration package.


 10525661_855095981168021_6702844260833952203_n“Wounded Warrior Weekend 2104” Army RangerJohn Bates “U.S. Marine Corps” Photo by Rick Winkler.GatorHannah returns her Father’s ashes, who was an avid skydive. Photo by Melanie. Sarah1Sarah’s Father, Larry, takes to the sky. Photo by Emily MacDonald. SIS“Randi Sisters in Skydiving at Start Skydiving”Skydive ohioWhen you land off, you might as well pack it up. Photo by Mico Ribeiro. Tandem SkydivePhoto by Kyle Eaton — with Peter Bedrosian, Vadim Plisko, Emilee Langenkamp, Kyle Eaton and Jordan Seiler at Start Skydiving. Team FastraxPhoto by Rick Winkler. US ArmyMatthew Rodriguez Photo by Rick Winkler. USANational Anthem Photo by Rick Winkler. Wounded Warrior Weekend 2104  “Leroy Petry at Wounded Warrior Weekend 2104” Photo by Rick Winkler.10473125_855096194501333_8263327013910593855_n“Wounded Warrior Weekend 2104” 10474865_803917569626800_2533564361490741353_n“Sisters in Skydiving at Start Skydiving”

IMG_7420Sunset @ Start Skydiving Florida.   

Manifest/View Loads from Your Phone!

 You can now manifest from your smartphone! Simply download the BurbleMe app for your phone’s operating system (see links below) and start manifesting today!



You can also view our Manifest Board one of the following ways:


10394522_920889097925460_202166443449961550_nCSM (R) Leon-Guerrero and David Hart

CSM (R) Leon-Guerrero was born December 6, 1948, on the island of Guam, Mariana Islands, United States Territory. He enlisted in the United States Army on June 23rd 1966 and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Ord, California. After two tours in Vietnam, he served as Drill and Senior Drill Sergeant of the same Training Company he took Basic training with at the Infantry Training Center, Fort Ord, California.

Following these assignments, CSM Leon-Guerrero, served in various positions as Assistant Operations Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Command Sergeant Major of the 1st and 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Infantry, later redesignated as the 75th Ranger Regiment. To conclude an honorable and distinguished military service that span the Vietnam and Dessert Storm era, CSM Leon-Guerrero served and retired from the U.S. Army as Regimental Command Sergeant Major of his beloved 75th Ranger Regiment on February 1993.

Military awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medals, Army Commendation medals, Army Achievement Medals, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, Senior and Master Parachutist Badge with Bronze Star, Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Israeli Parachutist Badge, Canadian Parachutist Badge, Jordanian Parachutist Badge, Good Conduct Medals, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with arrowhead, and numerous campaign service medals. CSM Leon-Guerrero was inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame on June 19, 1997 at Fort Benning, Georgia. This award was formed to honor and preserve the spirit and contributions of America’s most extraordinary Rangers.

In pursuit of another dream vocation, Mr. LG, as his students fondly called him, taught Social Studies at Governor John R. Rogers High School from 1994 – 2000 and School Counselor for Emerald Ridge High School, Puyallup School District from 2001 to present. Mr. Leon-Guerrero’s education includes Bachelor of Arts, Teacher Certification, and Master of Education Degrees in Guidance and Counseling and Educational Technology.  For the school year 2009- 2010, Mr. LG was selected as Educator of the Year at Emerald Ridge for the Daffodil Pageant.

CSM Leon-Guerrero is married to the former Jayne Scharff and they have four wonderful children; Twin Roy & Robert, RinaMarie, and Mario.  CSM Leon-Guerrero (LG) and his wife reside at DuPont, WA.



Here are a few good links:

Start Skydiving YouTube
United States Parachute Association
Start Skydiving Newsletter sign-up

News from Start Skydiving Florida:

Wounded Warrior Event 15 March 2014

  • We have 35 Wounded Warrior jumpers all Wounded Warrior March 15 2014 at Start Skydiving Florida.

March 15, a large group of Wounded Warriors will be leap from airplanes over Start Skydiving Florida as a part of the Florida Wounded Warrior Weekend. This event is hosted by Start Skydiving Florida and Team Fastrax Professional Skydiving Team as part of their long-term ‘Giving Back’ campaign that provides this exciting experience to Wounded Warrior across the United States.

IMG_4142High Altitude Skydive Salute for 35 Florida Wounded Warriors. Photo By Melanie Johnson.      DCIM100GOPROWounded Warrior Andres Figueroa with Brian North.     Justin Gaertner (3)Wounded Warrior Justin Gaertner with Brian North, Photo By Melanie Johnson.

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:

UK Daily News publishs Team Fastrax Pyro


06 15 2014 NASCAR Quicken Loans 400 Team Fastrax Video”

06 14 2014 Dayton Dragons Team Fastrax Video”

06 07 2014 Dublin Special Olympics Team Fastrax Video”



10531226_10152213456802135_6048262936891771920_oTeam Fastrax @ Camping World RV Sales 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway 10525769_920697811277922_596508703203412371_n

“Team Fastrax”

2014062895183543“Rudder hanging out after his Demo”10530777_900691033279922_8450407228520346183_nMedal of Honor recipient Master Sgt. Leroy A. Petry retirement ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

10497459_10152213451127135_7492788749708050384_oCamping World RV Sales 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway

10501593_663360049630_5973314181535356640_nKentucky Speedway DSC_0837“Sheboygan Acuity Demo”

Acuity 10401383_906275612720142_3297359315253405088_nSan Jose Earthquakes

Richmond International Raceway“Team and US Marines at Richmond International Raceway” Richmond International Raceway3“RG3 and Team Fastrax”  Team FastraxDan Paganini navigating his way down as the Easter Bunny.  Team“Team Fastrax and Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Girls”  demonstrations parachute jumps

exhibition parachute jumps“Great Photo of Dan”

Don’t forget to show support for us by Liking us on Facebook.


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”

08 24 2013 Heros Ride Team Fastrax Video”

08 24 2013 Spc Jesse A. Snow Memorial Skydive @ Dayton National Cemetery Team Fastrax Video”

08 17 2013 Thunder United FC Team Fastrax Video”

08 30 2013 Kettering Fairmont High School Football Team Fastrax Video”

08 31 2013 University of Cincinnati Football Team Fastrax Video”

09 11 2013 Quaker Steak & Lube on 9/11/2013 Team Fastrax Video”

09 13 2013 Lakota East HS Football game Team Fastrax Video”

09 14 2013 478th Army Engineering Battalion 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.

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!

Start Aviation Services.

Take time to smell the roses @ Start Aviation Services

A wide variety of aircraft visit our ramp.

The Team Jacob Foundation 

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


Gene Newsom

Start Skydiving & Team Fastrax Professional Skydiving Team
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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

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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