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What an amazing event last weekend. Thank you to everyone that participated in the 2013 Halloween Boogie.

Friday started off with about 45 registered jumpers waiting for the rain a clouds to clear out. Taya and Purple Mike completed a wingsuit first flight course in the meantime but unfortunately jumps were not meant to be. We did, however, get this fantastic double rainbow out of it.


Double rainbow
Photo by Raymond Adams

Saturday's weather was beautiful and we cranked out 15 back to back full Super Otter loads right off the bat. Fortson kept it turning with 20 way dives, Joey had 4 and 8 ways going, and Todd had some great angle dives and head down happening. Later in the day we had a docked double wingsuit rodeo out the King Air! Helicopter and Bi-Plane jumps were cranking and we had zero cutaways or incidents!


Photo by Raymond Adams

Super Otter

Erica jumps the chopper

Todd leads some great angle work, loading the Super Otter, Erica and Raymond jumping the chopper.

Photos by Raymond Adams



The Girlies

Packing area at noon

Great shot of the packing area around noon, SDA girls dirt diving a jump.

Photos by Mike Eames



Wingsuiters

Craig prepares for his wingsuit coach jump.

Photo by Raymond Adams


As sunset Saturday night drew in the BBQ was served and the costumed were donned. An amazing party ensued with magician Howie the Great and The Imperial Opa Circus for entertainment. Great costumes everybody. Congrats to Roman Head and Brooke Johnson for winning the contests top prizes, 40% off a Vector container and a day of free jumping Sunday. It was capped off by a brilliant night pyro jump by the Silver Wings.


Brad Shimkus night pyro demo

Brad Shimkus lands the pyro rig.

Photo by Raymond Adams



Great costumes

Photo by Raymond Adams


Sunday jumpers kept up the great skydives right through till sunset. Thanks to everyone that help make it happen. A few special thanks to those that might otherwsie go unrecognized:

Francas Harlan for the sound system
Ryan and Bobby for construction of the Photo booth and gears decoration
Mike Eames for the Helicopter and Bi-Plane coodination and airport shuttle service
Andy White and Dale Warner for the projector setup
Silver Wings for the Night Pyro demo
All of our staff that did an amazing job!
We will see all of you next year for an even bigger time. We have already started planning!


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