i57: September 2014

On the cover

Kjersti Eide, Gridset, Norway. Photo by Marius Back Dahle www.mariusbeckdahle.com/fashion/.

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On the cover: We start out with a profile of Norwegian BASE jumper Kjersti “Kitty Cat” Eide, by the always fabulous Cynthia Guzman.

In the FlyBy: Take It DZ, the monthly comic by Nadene; tit4tat, the ever-popular breast-cancer awareness PSA; reader question of the month; Lonnie Bissonette’s first jump back at the bridge that bit him 10 years ago; and the opening of the 2014 DZ Awards Voting!

An ekstremsportveko ’14 photo essay by Chris “Giant” Stewart, Team One Call.

A peek into Douggs’ personal BASE logbook.

The Four Times You Might Quit Skydiving” by Gil Sharon. Yes, you might actually think of quitting someday.

A Photo Tour of the Windy City’s Two Biggest Boogies: Skydive Chicago’s Summerfest and Chicagoland Skydiving Center’s Independence Boogie, by Norman Kent.

Predicting the Future” by Moe Viletto. A select few were there to hear this speech Moe gave at Bridge Day a few years back; we thought it was still relevant enough for everyone to read today.

The Perfect Madness of a BASE-Jumping Dad” by Alastair Macartney. How do you reconcile being a parent with participating in the world’s most dangerous sport?

James La Barrie has more DZ-management wisdom. “ The Devil Is In the Details” will help your DZ go from good to unforgettable. More business = more jumps for you.

The Devil Is In the Details

Feel like it’s been a rough year for fatalities? Sydney Owen Williams, former n00b, feels you. “ If You Stay” might help you keep trucking.

If You Stay

4-way guru Kurt Gaebel of the NSL explains why you might be disappointed with your outdoor results after an awesome indoor training session in “ The 4-Point Indoor Illusion.”

I’ll admit it, I asked the Fuckin’ Pilot how he managed to get porn in Dubai. His response — and more, of course — in “Fuckin’ Porn: Pros & Cons.” Remind me to think before I ask questions.

Melanie Curtis Grillet, highcomms.com, makes friends EVERYWHERE. You totally can, too. “Car Selfies and RAPA Revelations” might help you figure out how.

SkyGod. Rants.

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