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Alcatraz

I remember that when I was a young kid, the father of a friend of mine had a picture of Alcatraz in his apartment. He had visited the prison years earlier, but he had told me its story and how … Continue reading

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Two jumps for the price of one

Most people think that skydiving is a dangerous sport. I do not, especially when looking at statistics. Chances of something going wrong are relatively low, but unfortunately the consequences of an accident can be quite severe. The odds that you … Continue reading

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Finally Licensed :)

Last weekend I finally completed my parachuting A-license according to British standards. Unfortunately I cannot present you any video footage of it, so I decided to upload a video of Kritter (my instructor) and me bumping into each other in … Continue reading

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Goodbye Houston

It’s been a week now since I had to leave Houston. From there I flew to Berlin, visited a conference of Naval Architects and caught up with my friends from home. On Tuesday I left again, but this time for … Continue reading

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Jump Around

Saturday presented itself with a crystal clear sky, low wind and nice temperatures. So I could not resist driving out to the dropzone again and go skydiving. I had been the day before, but my jump was not that successful. … Continue reading

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Let’s go play!

Saturday presented superb weather and so I decided to drive out to the dropzone and proceed in my skydiving training. My instructor – Kritter – was awesome as always. Here is a little run-through on how we prepare for a … Continue reading

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