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Jul
18
Wed
2018 Team Fastrax Warrior Weekend to Remember @ Start Skydiving
Jul 18 – Jul 22 all-day

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

July 18th-22nd

More Info Here!

The 2018 Team Fastrax™ Warrior Weekend To Remember aligns with the Ohio Challenge 2018. Planning meetings will start in January 2018, on the third Wednesday evening of each month from 6:30pm-8pm, location TBD at Austin Landing. 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 SELECTiON.COM® Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival and 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.***

Upcoming Appearances

How Can You Participate In This Weekend?

Here are this year’s public events:

Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival

Friday, July 20 – Saturday July 21.
This is a very family friendly festival, complete with kids rides, a car show, hot air balloon glows, and a fireworks display.

Warrior Weekend Hot Rod Happy Hour Car Show

Friday, July 20, 2018
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 21, 2018– 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

The online silent auction will accept bids through Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM. 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
27
Fri
Free First Jump Course! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of making your first solo freefall skydive!

Did we mention this is free? That right. FREE!

Click Here to Register!

The Team Fastrax Jump Institute at Start Skydiving will host a free abbreviated First Jump Course open to anyone and everyone wanting to learn the basics of making their first Accelerated Free Fall jump. Team Fastrax member and senior instructor John Hart will conduct this course which is designed for a person with little-to-no knowledge of skydiving and who is curious as to what it entails to make your first jump.

The course will last approximately 3 hours and will be conducted at Start Skydiving on a monthly basis.

NOTE: This does not count as a USPA First Jump Course and if you choose to continue and book your first skydive you will need to complete a full First Jump Course on a later date.

Click Here to Register!

If you have any questions feel free to give us a call or visit our website at www.startskydiving.com or visit www.uspa.org

Jul
28
Sat
Night Jumps! @ Start Skydiving
Jul 28 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!

Aug
4
Sat
Sky Family Dinner! @ Start Skydiving
Aug 4 @ 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 everyones use so bring your favorite protein, drinks and a shareable side and enjoy great company after a day of jumping!

See you then!

Aug
9
Thu
Wingsuit Weekend!!! @ Start Skydiving
Aug 9 – Aug 12 all-day

Start Skydiving Wingsuit Weekend!!!

Start Skydiving will host a fun filled Wingsuit Weekend August 9th – 12th!

  • Saturday Night Party and Cookout
  • Specialty Aircraft
  • An awesome line up of organizers including Travis John Mickle of Wicked Wingsuits, Scott Callentine, Mat Green, and Team Fastrax Member and David Covel.
  • Co-ed and Female Record Attempts
  • Early Registration (Before July 1st) $55
  • Regular Registration (July 1st and after) $70
  • More Details to Follow!!!

 

Register Here!!!

Aug
10
Fri
Sisters in Skydiving Memorial Weekend @ Start Skydiving
Aug 10 – Aug 12 all-day

Be sure to register for the Start Skydiving Sisters in Skydiving Memorial Weekend!!!

This year’s theme is SUPER HEROES AND VILLIANS! Let you spirit animal out of it’s cage (Or wherever it rests) and prepare to boogie!

Its shaping up to be a great S.I.S. weekend! We have $21 slot specials, excellent organizing, and a  feast Saturday night followed by a DJ and Dancing. Throw in some other special surprise weekend activities and games and its sure to be an event to remember! The best part??? Registration is only $35 and includes a special S.I.S. t-shirt and free dinner Saturday, in additon to games and the special slot pricing. There will be a competition for the best costume Saturday night. The winners will recieve free jumps!

This event is for all women to attend. Whether you have 10,000 jumps or are mostly a spectator, you are welcome to come out and celebrate with your sisters in skydiving!

Click Here to Register

Aug
24
Fri
USPA/Sigma Tandem Rating Course @ Start Skydiving
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm

USPA/Sigma Tandem Rating Course

The Jump Institute at Start Skydiving will host a USPA/Sigma 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 licensed 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

*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

Aug
25
Sat
Night Jumps! @ Start Skydiving
Aug 25 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!

Aug
31
Fri
Free First Jump Course! @ Start Skydiving
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of making your first solo freefall skydive!

Did we mention this is free? That right. FREE!

Click Here to Register!

The Team Fastrax Jump Institute at Start Skydiving will host a free abbreviated First Jump Course open to anyone and everyone wanting to learn the basics of making their first Accelerated Free Fall jump. Team Fastrax member and senior instructor John Hart will conduct this course which is designed for a person with little-to-no knowledge of skydiving and who is curious as to what it entails to make your first jump.

The course will last approximately 3 hours and will be conducted at Start Skydiving on a monthly basis.

NOTE: This does not count as a USPA First Jump Course and if you choose to continue and book your first skydive you will need to complete a full First Jump Course on a later date.

Click Here to Register!

If you have any questions feel free to give us a call or visit our website at www.startskydiving.com or visit www.uspa.org

Sep
1
Sat
UC Skydiving Class @ Start Skydiving
Sep 1 all-day

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

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