How do they fly

How can this work? By Henk Lunshof, Lake Wales, 18-11-2023 Unfortunately, we had another day of being weathered out by the one week in the year that Florida has experienced this kind of weather. There were only two lucky smaller formations that got the well-timed blue hole, but it was not big enough for the planned …

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CF 25way Basis

Colouring the Sky

Unfortunately, we were unable to jump By Henk Lunshof, Lake Wales, 16-11-2023 Pictures: 25way, Chico Tomaselli / 4ways: Bernard Bond / Ground Pictures: Wijnanda van Wijngaarden Unfortunately, we were unable to jump today and the last three days due to the weather conditions. So today’s post is not about our jumps, but about colouring the sky, …

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CF BigWay Formation, Photo Michael Tomaselli, Cutaway Photography

Lake Wales 2023

crEUw members are prepared for major challenges By Henk Lunshof, At the end of this week, 28 crEUw members from Belgium, Czechia, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and the UK will travel to the Jump Florida drop zone in Lake Wales for the upcoming large CF sequential record. Along with us, CF-jumpers from Australia to …

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CF 43way with two points

Record days!

By Henk Lunshof, Wednesday, October 16 Skydive Perris’ workers were completely stressed when they found the first CRW Dogs organising parachutes and preparing to skydive at 6am. Yes, it’s really true! These CRW jumpers do what they say! The staff’s plan to clean the packing area with a leaf blower, powered by a noisy gasoline …

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The game is ON!

Arriving and preparing for the CF Sequential and Night Record By Henk Lunshof, Perris Valley, 15 October 2019 Tense, excited, enthusiastic, anxious…43 CF jumpers have just travelled towards Perris, California full of all forms of emotion. There is good reason for this mix of emotions and the will to undertake this trip. In the face …

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Yaocheng, China, Day 1

Arrival and first practice day Today, all 21 members of the display team for Yaocheng have arrived at the Qiaojia Apartment Hotel; one Egyptian, one Australian, two South Americans, three Europeans, five Canadians and nine Americans. For me, the trip involved three flights, starting in Groningen at 01:00 on Monday morning and ending at 13:00 …

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ECF Challenge 2018, ratified!

The European Record is official We are proud to announce that the FAI has ratified the following Class G (Parachuting) European record:Claim number: 18837 Sub-class : G-2 / Performance Records Category: General Group / Type: Largest Formation Records – Canopy FormationCourse/location: Teuge (Netherlands)Performance: 30 parachutists 2018 was a very exciting year for CF in Europe. On 26 August …

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Dutch press

Dutch press opens with; ‘Best skydivers practice spectacular formation jump over Teuge’ SourceTEUGE – The best skydivers in the world are in the Netherlands this week to jump into Skydive Teuge’s jubilee week. The association has been in existence for 50 years. Especially for that milestone, they hope to make a spectacular formation jump with …

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