Pack lightly, was the instruction from Bev. So after a quick check of the essentials: skydiving rig, hiking rig, cooler box (with cold beverages, duh) and ProNutro, the Low Rider rolled out of town. Destination: JBay. But with no fixed plans and such beautiful countryside we decided to do some hiking along the way. Two … Continue reading Alister ‘Barney’ McQueen: Again! Again!
A boogie to me is all about coming together with a whole bunch of people that all want to skydive a crap load. This year’s boogie in J-Bay was exactly that! It was my 1st time to skydive there. I must say, quite a different setup to what I was used to, but awesome nevertheless; stunning … Continue reading Rene ‘Sky’ Keller: My First JBay Boogie
So, the end of the year is upon us and the usual migration of Robertson skydivers to the boogies held by dropzones near and far will soon commence. I would like to take this opportunity to dispense some quick tips and advice to those of you who will be experiencing their first boogie. First and … Continue reading A Short Note On Boogies
When I started skydiving, I had the impression that skydiving where just a bunch of crazy people falling out the sky. I very quickly learnt during my AFF that there was a lot more to skydiving then I first thought. It dawned on me that I would just have to be very patient until I … Continue reading Kyle Jones: My First Boogie
This article appeared in the Aero Club newsletter after the Hercules C130 Boogie in 1985 Sometimes people do certain things that give back your faith in humanity. A group of folks down in Cape Town have done just that. The Western Province Sport Parachute club is stronger than it has ever been before, and for … Continue reading Hercules C130 Boogie 1985