i107: November 2018
On the cover
Matt Fistler makes Bridge Day 2018 look autumnally good. Photo by David Cherry • dsquaredskydiving.com
Cover Photo | by David Cherry • dsquaredskydiving.com
Featured Photo | by Leah Levy
Instructor Mike Flor helps his student with an important message at Skydive Orange in Virginia.
- Take it DZ comic • adventurecreative.ca
- Skydiving Hall of Fame Class of 2018
- UPT Mutant
- Reader Question: What are you proud of?
LTBJ: The Mullet Butthole Boogie | by Sam Hardy
Chris “Douggs” McDougall, the founder, and I wanted to run 10 days of BASE coaching for all our previous students and aim for them to learn more, advance their skill sets and grow trust among the LTBJ family. In short … it was fucking awesome!
Deadman Boogie | by Wrong Way Patie
The stories went on and on. Embers from the cedar coffin flew into the sky … It looked like souls flying away into the night. Tears came down from almost everybody, as “blue skies” was heard after each name and story.
Centerfold | Trunk
Mark “Trunk” Kirschenbaum (gethypoxic.com) captured the contrasts of the Midwest during Chicagoland Skydiving Center’s 2018 Independence Boogie.
Crotch Dockers of the World, Unite! | by Danielle Barlow
Have you ever unintentionally touched someone during a skydive “where their bathing suit covers” OR have you ever fully INTENTIONALLY touched someone in their special spots?
All About That High: A Review of “Sugar Alpha” by Roger and Melissa Nelson | Mara Schmid
Certainly, if a novelist tried pitching this story, they’d be told the plot is far too outrageous and to dial it back about six notches.
French Girl Power +Turning Points+ | Kurt Gaebel, NSL
Is that impressive enough? It’s still not the end.
50-year Friends | Melanie Curtis
This weekend, I got to witness friendships spanning more than 50 years. I got to see so many of my own peers, all of us on our way to becoming 50-year friends too.
Evolving | The Fuckin’ Pilot
I woke up in the morning to head out to the DZ for another day of jumping out of airplanes and I wasn’t excited. Beyond not excited, I wasn’t even particularly happy about it.
[W]e, the crazy assholes who throw themselves out of planes and off cliffs, are a family.
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