Radio Skydive UK

• John LeBlanc, VP of Performance Designs headline interview
• Dave Curtin School of Hard Knocks
• Ask The Expert How Best to Store a Rig with Tom Parker SunPath Chief Engineer and Mark Procos UPT General Manager
• Front Cover by Mike Taivalmaa of Jeff Sans jumping naked for 211 months in a row. This one at -3degC.
• Back Cover collage of 1) a selfie by Stefan Patel, naked wearing Brian's wang sute. And 2) a selfie Richard Donaldson naked wearing Marek Dhlos's rig, with lube and a ransom note.
• Brian spends vast amounts on tunnel at the Expo and goes for a stroll with Nigel Rowlan to the car park.
• Brian thinks the Expo should be two days as it's just so busy.
• Craig gets busy thinking of reasons why we shouldn't. He doesn't like change.
• Tash buys a Pebble. It's brilliant.
• Craig made a jump.
• IPC is explained and Tash and Craig explain what happens and why they had to leave before they turned into a pumpkin.
• IPC changes rules for Speed skydiving, 4wayFS and Bigway sequential world records.
• Some dude jumps out of a plane with a Vespa and spends the entire freefall upside down. Video in comments.
• We share some podcast love. Skydive Radio, Gravity Labs, Jump26, Choices, Trust The Journey and the Lunatic Fringe
• Cookie bring out their G4 crash tested helmet.
• Twinwoods closed but re-opened after an epic mission to Germany by Roy
• Jetman can hover. How long until they can take off? Video in comments.
• Tilstock Rainbow Boogie 23-27th May with Alex Busby Hicks
• Skydive Maldives will charge you USD699 for a tandem. The world's most expensive?

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Direct download: RSUK57_2019-03-11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:55pm UTC

Brian and Craig experiment with a portable recorder and set up studio in the foyer of the Expo hotel with... errr.... results.

  • Brian leaves Craig hanging
  • Craig has highlights from the Expo
  • Craig is a grumpy old man and has lowlights
  • Brian has highlights from the Expo
  • Brian acts like Craig and has lowlights
  • Pixie delivers Brian a Dbag midway through the recording - "that's what that's about".
  • Joel gesticulates and communicates via sign language from afar
  • Tash is too comfy in her hotel
  • Rai gets bored waiting and leaves 3hrs before recording starts. That's how she fits all that life into 168hrs per week.
  • Front Cover - we forgot. Sorry. Not Sorry.
  • Back Cover - us recording. Photo by Ahmad Ismail

Thanks for listening. 

Direct download: RSUK56_2019-01-27.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34am UTC

  • Dean Fisher XL Interview
  • Likely to be the only person in the world to have been an instructor for 50 consecutive years. 
  • Why does he still jump?
  • How does he land his Fury 220 in the circle on every jump even in high winds?
  • Listener questions
  • Thanks to Paul Rimmington for the help editing
Direct download: RSUK55_2019-01-23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58pm UTC

  • Annette O’Neil and Joel Strickland Headline Interview
  • Downfor50.org
  • Steve Lefkowitz Ask The Expert: 4way coaching online. The Rhythm 401 app.
  • Front cover by John Gillet of Ollie Ellis and Matt Leonard doing some XRW.
  • Back cover of the hirsute Martin Soulsby
  • Rai hurts her elbow.
  • Carlos hurts her shoulder
  • Brian hurts his ego
  • This podcast is recorded completely virtually.
  • Bodyflight purchase confirmed
  • 25way diamond CF jump
  • Ski-jumpers train in the WS tunnel
  • Phil Wayper got his PR rating
  • Flying Frenchies Video is pretty insane
  • Tandem BASE numbers
  • BPA Skydive the Expo gets closer
  • FS competition live judging
  • Skydiving helmets discussed including the crash test rating
  • Joe SkydiveX
  • VOG.ee audible altimeter gets tested by Brian
  • Brian’s bigway camp is 95% full.
  • www.pups.no gets introduced to the podcast
  • Craig’s TI currency slips but bought another alti as retail therapy.
  • Group trip to IPC. Woo. Fun.
  • Tash asks for tips about competing at a World Cup. Disses Brian and Rai in at the same time. #burn
  • Rai got her judges AE rating but agrees to compete at WindGames. Pretty sure she’ll win if she’s competing and judging.
  • Yes, this is the longest episode we’ve ever done. Yes the best bit is in the last ten minutes. You won’t believe what we talked about.
Direct download: RSUK54_2019-01-07.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:04pm UTC

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