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May
24
Fri
Tracking Skills Camp with Alex Hart! @ Start Skydiving
May 24 – May 26 all-day

This tracking skills camp, hosted by Team AlterEgo Fastrax member Alex Hart, is aimed towards skydivers with beginner/intermediate tracking skills who wish to improve their ability. Anyone and everyone is welcome! This will be a 3-day event practicing the fundamentals of tracking including, but not limited to: heading control, speed control, descent control, flying in proximity, burbles, exit technique, & break-off separation.

Registration is $35 and there is a maximum of 8 slots for this event.

Register here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vdugricab&oeidk=a07eg5kusrx3afde8c7

Jun
1
Sat
Sky Family Dinner! @ Start Skydiving
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Be sure to come out for our monthly Sky Family Potluck Dinner!

Once per month Start Skydiving will host a cookout style Potluck dinner for fun jumpers, staff and friends. We will have the grill available for everyone’s use so bring your favorite protein, drinks and a shareable side and enjoy great company after a day of jumping!

See you then!

Jun
14
Fri
USPA Coach Rating Certification Course @ Start Skydiving
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 9:00 pm

The Jump Institute at Start Skydiving will host a USPA Coach Rating Course conducted by John Hart

Jumpers may earn the USPA Coach rating who have met all the following requirements:

  • 1.     reached the age of 18 years
  • 2.     earned a USPA B license
  • 3.     completed at least 100 jumps
  • 4.     completed the USPA Coach Proficiency Card
  • 5.     satisfactorily completed a USPA Coach Rating Course
The Course will begin Friday Evening from 5-9 pm  and continue 8am Saturday and Sunday mornings until completion. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your slot. The remaining course fee of $175 is due at the start of the course. Additionally each candidate will need to cover a minimum of 4 slots to complete the training portion of the course.
*This course requires a minimum of 3 participants registered 10 days in advance to run*
Please contact John Hart with any questions at John3@startskydiving.com
Jun
15
Sat
Night Jumps! @ Start Skydiving
Jun 15 all-day

Night Jumps at Start Skydiving!

The cost is $30 per slot and covers your lift ticket as well as all necessary safety equipment, training and supervision by an Instructor.

*You must have a current USPA B License or higher to make a night jump at Start Skydiving*

Please Sign up at Manifest if you are interested!

Jun
22
Sat
UC Skydiving Class @ Start Skydiving
Jun 22 all-day

Students from The University of Cincinnati will be making their first jump!

For more info visit http://www.skyhighscholars.com/

 

Jul
5
Fri
Women’s Ony Alter Ego Fastrax Canopy Coaching @ Start Skydiving
Jul 5 all-day

Women’s Only Alter Ego Fastrax Canopy Coaching

            It’s time to get your learn on! Curt and Jeannie Bartholomew from Team Alter Ego Fastrax will be coming to Start Skydiving July 5th-7th! Thanks to WSLN, Start Skydiving and Team Alter Ego Fastrax are able to offer this Women’s only reduced fare canopy coaching on Friday.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE FRIDAY WOMEN’S ONLY COURSE

          Each course provides an hour of ground prep and drills in the morning discussing theory and drills. You will make a minimum of 5 hop and pops (more if you desire and time allows), each followed by a full video debrief. Registration will be $100/day.  Each day is limited to 10 students. You may participate in multiple days.

Courses offered:

            Silver Course- Essentials of Canopy Flight

            Yellow Course- Intermediate Canopy Flight

            Orange Course- Advanced Canopy Flight

            Blue Course- Intro to Swooping

            Red Course- Advanced Swooping

For a full break down of each course and determine which is best for you, visit http://thealteregoproject.com/courses/

In the event of poor weather, Alter Ego will still go over all of the ground theory and drills they will do once they get to jump. Then you will be allowed to submit videos of your landings and they will send you full debriefs along with additional drills to work on.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FRIDAY WOMEN’S ONLY COURSE

 

USPA/ Sigma Tandem Rating Course @ Start Skydiving
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm

USPA/ Sigma Tandem Rating Course

The Start Skydiving Jump Institute will host a USPA/ UPT Tandem Rating Course conducted by Brian Marzluf.

Candidates may earn the USPA/UPT Tandem Instructor rating who have met all the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Holds or has held any USPA coach or instructional rating
  • Holds a current USPA D license
  • Has a minimum of three years experience as a skydiver
  • Holds current FAA Medical certificate
  • Has logged 500 jumps on a ram-air canopy and accumulated at least 6 hours of freefall time with no less that 100 jumps in the last 12 months.

 

The Course will begin Friday evening from 5-9 pm and continue at 8:00 AM Saturday and Sunday mornings until completion.

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your slot. The remaining course fee of $375 will be due at the start of the course.

Additionally each candidate is responsible for 19 slots (minimum) for the training jumps portion of the class, gear rental if required and pack jobs

 

Register for the May Course here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vdugricab&oeidk=a07eg5jvci06226ae91

Register for the July course here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vdugricab&oeidk=a07eg5jvcyk7302ff46

Register for the September course here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vdugricab&oeidk=a07eg5jwnhb53231324

*This course requires a minimum of 2 participants registered 7 days in advance to run*

 

Please contact Brian Marzluf with any questions and to receive a list of pre-course requirements.

bmarzluf@gmail.com

Jul
6
Sat
Sky Family Dinner! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Be sure to come out for our monthly Sky Family Potluck Dinner!

Once per month Start Skydiving will host a cookout style Potluck dinner for fun jumpers, staff and friends. We will have the grill available for everyone’s use so bring your favorite protein, drinks and a shareable side and enjoy great company after a day of jumping!

See you then!

Jul
10
Wed
2019 Team Fastrax Warrior Weekend to Remember @ Start Skydiving
Jul 10 – Jul 14 all-day

Help Give Our Nation’s Warriors A Weekend To Remember!!!

July 10th-14th

More Info Here!

The 2019 Team Fastrax™ Warrior Weekend To Remember planning meetings will start in January 2019, on the second Tuesday evening of each month starting 6pm, located at Grainworks Brewing Company in West Chester, Ohio. All/anyone interested in supporting the weekend is welcome, especially alumni and Ambassador Warriors that are local.

Blue Skies for the Good Guys and Gals Warrior Foundation’s mission is to honor our nation’s veterans, Purple Heart Warriors and the families of fallen heroes by providing enriching, life changing experiences that facilitate new friendships and emotional healing.

The Team Fastrax™ Warrior Weekend to Remember is family oriented and fun. There are many public events where you can honor and meet over 40 combat injured warriors and more than 8 Gold Star Families who have made the ultimate sacrifice in losing a loved one in combat service to our Nation.

 ***Please note that this event is not associated with the Wounded Warrior Project based in Jacksonville, Fl.  We are 100% supported by the Blue Skies for the Good Guys and Gals Warrior Foundation.  100% of your donations go to support our Veterans and Gold Star Families.***

How Can You Participate In This Weekend?

Here are this year’s public events:

Warrior Weekend Hot Rod Happy Hour Car Show

Friday, July 12, 2019

This event is open to the public and hosted in the open grass common area at Austin Landing, Miamisburg, Ohio, from 5-6pm. Hotrods line the common area, music, food and over 50 combat injured warriors and fallen hero families on hand to be honored and enjoy the hotrods.

Bill Wilch Memorial 5k Run/Walk

Saturday, July 13, 2019– A fun, family friendly event. SMITH PARK provides a paved fitness course to admire the natural landscape with the course located entirely inside the park to ensure a marked, level terrain.

The race is part of the larger Fallen Hero 3X5K Challenge. Complete all three races for a special medal.

Visit fallenhero3x5kchallenge.com for more information.

Silent Auction – Veteran’s Day Brunch

The online silent auction will accept bids through Want to make a bid on an item? Register as a bidder and follow the steps to secure your payment. Once you have registered, scroll through the catalog to see all of the amazing donated items you can bid on!

Jul
13
Sat
Night Jumps! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 13 all-day

Night Jumps at Start Skydiving!

The cost is $30 per slot and covers your lift ticket as well as all necessary safety equipment, training and supervision by an Instructor.

*You must have a current USPA B License or higher to make a night jump at Start Skydiving*

Please Sign up at Manifest if you are interested!