Thursday, June 15, 2006


My first skydive! (6/11/06)

The view over the jump site @ 14,000 ft.

And when the chute opened @ 6000 ft.

This is the northward view. I could see Mt. Washington in nothern New Hampshire!

Finally, the southward view was even more exicting. Yes, I could see the Atlantic Ocean on the other side of Long Island.

All told:
altitude = 14,000 feet = over 2.5 miles
±65 seconds in freefall
~125 mph avg
±160 mph max in the Superman dive
plus over five more minutes under the canopy.

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