i95: November 2017
On the cover
Nancy Koreen, Robert Brinkley in his amazing space suit, and the talented Daniela Espinel during the Lost Prairie Boogie hosted by Meadow Peak Skydiving in Marion, Montana. Photo by Javier ‘Buzz’ Ortiz • jophotovideo.com
Cover Photo | Javier ‘Buzz’ Ortiz • jophotovideo.com
Featured Photo | Curt Vogelsang • curtvogelsang.com
Two 12-way CRW stacks over Florida Skydiving Center, Lake Wales, Florida.
- Take It DZ | Nadene Beyerbach, Adventure Creative
Photo Interview: Michelle Karamon | By Zach Lewis
If you are looking for a team, first look for people that you like and get along with. It is very important to have a friendship with the team. Other than that, look for great coaching and spend some time in the tunnel.
Malfunctions | By Chris “Douggs” McDougall
I am writing this article because yet another ego-driven skydiver came to Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, where I live, with no idea what he was doing.
Skydiving Photoshoot | By Kira Andersen
Centerfold | By Guru Khalsa
Tiki | By Zej
Tiki 2017 was an epic shit show filled with titties, shenanigans and debauchery.
Don’t Call Me Chicken | By “Suicide Charlie” Urban
Hey, I had a hot air balloon and a dog suit and I wasn’t going to waste them. A big dog suit is also an invaluable hitchhiking aid, especially when a parachute is draped over your shoulder.
Skydivers Can Read Minds | The Fuckin’ Pilot
You know this guy is gonna shit his pants at the door, but how? Well, you noticed that all the way up ‘til it was time to sit on his instructor’s lap, his left hand been gripping the bench, white knuckled through the whole ride.
Rose-Colored Reality | Melanie Curtis
The emotional “work” we all have to do looks different for all of us, and it’s just like building anything that’s truly strong and stable. It comes together brick by brick … tiny little actions that, when stacked over time, stuck together with grit and commitment, end up a mansion that can withstand any tornado.
I recently had a tunnel session and after getting the shit beat out of me for an hour, I realized I was enjoying the abuse as much as the flying! Is there something wrong with me?
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