Annual Atlanta Skydiving Center Christmas Party Saturday
Another year is almost over, but not until we've had the annual
Skydiving Center Christmas Party on Saturday!
The day starts off with our 2-way Belly RW competition. Numerous
prizes are up for grabs and will be awarded to the top teams.
The 3-round competition begins at 8 a.m. and is open to A,
B and C licensed skydivers. See the ASC
Skydiver Forums to register and see detailed
At sunset, the potluck dinner begins,
featuring deep-fried turkeys courtesy of
Adam and Katie Wheeler. A sign-up sheet for food is at manifest
so we will end up with a wide selection of dishes for the
Call manifest at 678-747-1014 to let us
know what you are bringing.
Finally, the White Elephant Gift Exchange
begins after dinner. Everyone should bring a wrapped gift
(under $20 in value). Numbers will be drawn for choosing
order and the gift unwrapping, exchanging and stealing begins!
It looks to be our biggest year ever as about 100 skydivers
have already confirmed to be here for the party.
don't forget this weekend is your last chance to give to
for Tots program for this Christmas
season. Our collection box is near manifest. Bring
an unwrapped toy to make a child's Christmas
that much more special! Thank you for giving.
We have a new skydiver in our midst as Michael McCave graduated
the Atlanta Skydiving Center
student program on Saturday. The Army Officer
celebrated with the ASC crew Saturday night
at the Taki Japanese Steakhouse in Hiram. Congratulations
Michael! You earned it!
Friday night, the Georgia Skydiving League
held its end-of-the-year party. Atlanta Skydiving
Center teams took 1st and 2nd place in both classes
in the final standings. Inviscid placed first in the Open
Class, followed by Kinesis and Fusion. GT Airlock
placed first in the Intermediate Class with Intrepid in
second and GT Fusion in third. The GSL
had 10 teams participate this year and is looking for more
Those interested in putting together a team should start
with the 2-way competition this Saturday. More RW camps
and competitions are being scheduled for ASC
in January, February and March.
own Chuck Owen finished 8th in the Florida canopy swoop
Competition this past weekend! It was Chuck's best finish
ever. Way to go Chuckie One-Cheek!
Tyler Lawson finished 15th followed by SunMan in 17th place.
In the 9-cell competition, Loud Dan finished 3rd. We've
got quite the crew of canopy pilots at ASC.
Anyone needing canopy coaching should see any of these skydivers.
Those just wanting a show should keep their eyes on the
ASC swoop pond!
Mirage Sales Rep. Justin Thornton was
in town this past weekend working as a tandem instructor
as well as dropping off the latest in Mirage wear.
We are now stocked up on Mirage fleece jackets
with closing pin zippers.just in time for the Georgia
Finally, recent AFF graduate Debra Boyer
decided her gear renting days were over and purchased a
Mirage, Sabre2 150, Performance Designs reserve
and Cypres from Skydivegear.com.
Woohoo! She was heading home from the weekend to practice
packing her slippery, almost new, Sabre2.
With practice, it will get easier. We promise!
See you all Saturday!
Atlanta Skydiving Center
Alabama Skydiving Center
Thursday, August 25, 2005