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Guess the Past Life

A few months back, Mike Gruwell from ChutingStar wrote about the past lives many people in the skydiving industry had. Can you guess whose past life these photos belong to?

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Let’s start with an easy one. Our mystery man is not a child in this photo.

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He’s one of these guys…

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Here’s a clue.

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An even better clue, with fährting

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Okay this is the easiest challenge ever.

Still don’t know? It’s Kurt Gaebel! If you haven’t read about his past life as a famous fussballer, seek out a copy of Blue Skies Mag issue #34 and find out how a professional German soccer league gave birth to the National Skydiving League.

And oh my, he’s quite the celebrity all around – the local paper did a nice profile of Papa Pink. Wait, who calls Kurt Papa Pink?!

Photos courtesy Kurt Gaebel

What do you think?