Category Archives: skydiving

European Parachute Championships and World Cups

The objective of this journey was to travel to the European Parachute Championships and World Cups held at Teuge, Netherlands. The disciplines taking part in these competitions were: Speedskydiving – a jumper’s fastest average speed over a vertical kilometre measured by electronic devices

European Parachute Championships and World Cups

The objective of this journey was to travel to the European Parachute Championships and World Cups held at Teuge, Netherlands. The disciplines taking part in these competitions were: Speedskydiving – a jumper’s fastest average speed over a vertical kilometre measured by electronic devices

Looking up at dinner

As part of the competition, all competitors, organisers and judges were invited to attend a gala dinner outside the Burj Khalifa. The food was amazing, however couldn’t quite live up to the view we had up the building.   The

Looking up at dinner

As part of the competition, all competitors, organisers and judges were invited to attend a gala dinner outside the Burj Khalifa. The food was amazing, however couldn’t quite live up to the view we had up the building.   The

Spirit of the Union

For the last 43 years the United Arab Emirates have celebrated National Day on 2 December.  DIPC is scheduled over the National Day bank holiday to be an additional attraction for everyone celebrating the Spirit of the Union.  We had

Spirit of the Union

For the last 43 years the United Arab Emirates have celebrated National Day on 2 December.  DIPC is scheduled over the National Day bank holiday to be an additional attraction for everyone celebrating the Spirit of the Union.  We had

Dipsy 5

I am currently in Dubai as one of the judges for the Dubai International Parachuting Championships – DIPC for short (often pronounced dipsy).  It is the fifth year of the championship hence DIPC5.  If you use the hashtag #DIPC5 on

Dipsy 5

I am currently in Dubai as one of the judges for the Dubai International Parachuting Championships – DIPC for short (often pronounced dipsy).  It is the fifth year of the championship hence DIPC5.  If you use the hashtag #DIPC5 on

Travelling up to 10,000 feet or more

When the weather and my wallet allow, I find a small aeroplane with a willing pilot, climb in, let the ‘plane climb up and climb on the outside of the plan and drop off. Wearing a parachute I hasten to

Travelling up to 10,000 feet or more

When the weather and my wallet allow, I find a small aeroplane with a willing pilot, climb in, let the ‘plane climb up and climb on the outside of the plan and drop off. Wearing a parachute I hasten to