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The Foundry Getaway Review

Date posted: 
24 Nov

As the season begins its downturn, we look to richer pastures. Of course, our two sister dropzones are just up the road. One in Spain and on in Portugal, both of which enjoy fine weather much later in the season that the UK. 

The-gang

Fifty eight jumpers humped over to Portugal to take advantage of the heat, neatly slipping between two thunder storms in the process. 

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Foundry Getaway Review 2016

Date posted: 
30 Nov

Highlights of the biggest trip of the season here:

 

The Formation Foundry Getaway 2016 from Formation Foundry on Vimeo.

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22-23rd October 2016

Date posted: 
25 Oct

A busy weekend of meeting and greeting on many levels this weekend. 

One one hand, York University's student group managed to draw in a spectacular 24 students onto a groundschool. The bar was busy and the skies full of cold, yet pleased first time jumpers. Nice work York. 

Stubert's 4ndry event, Meet, Greet, Compete was bigger than ever this season with 30 jumpers preparing for another season of 4-way. 

Here's some shots from the weekend. 

Thanks to Aiden Chaffe and Dean Masters for them. 

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Weekend 8-9th October

Date posted: 
10 Oct

A weather marred, but fun weekend at Skydive Hibaldstow.

Here's some shots from Jim Stevenson from the small walk up group that took advantage of the chilled but clear weather Sunday.

Cats

Dawn

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Weekend 1-2nd October

Date posted: 
02 Oct

Another top weekend at the DZ with loads of jumpers braving the wrong forecast for some right jumps.

exit-from-15000ft 

Stu's group took the weekend by the horns, doing 12 jumps. Each a little more developed than the last. It's great to see the group rise to the challenge. As the weather comes in, we've got to take advantage of what's left!

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Sausagefest '16

Date posted: 
22 Sep

Sausagefest 2016 came and went and was a huge success. We saw over 80 skydivers from all over Britain come and bust out some funky shapes with Stubert and his belly rebels. Sadly losing the Saturday to the glorious British weather, Sunday was the saving grace with three planes and groups ranging fron 6-ways to 34-ways. There was sausages. There was rum. There was more sausages.

Some funky shapes

 

Experienced
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FF1 For Henry Chow

Date posted: 
14 Aug

A massive congratulations to Henry Chow who, after being in the sport for 25 years, finally got his FF1!

Maybe it's time to start your head down game. 

Henry-Chow-FF1

FF1 Sit

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Formation Loads With Stubert

Date posted: 
07 Aug

A busy weekend for Stubert with 20 of his best flyers turning out for some bigway chill out fun before the nationals. 

Some highlights:

The-X

Bill-Crystal

It's always great when a good group hits the DZ. Plenty of big moves and lots of tough shapes. 

Next Formation Load event:

Sausagefest 16 - 10-11 September

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Formation Loads With Milko

Date posted: 
25 Jul

A fantastic weekend of FS at Hibaldstow. 

Milko’s 28-way group soon became Milko’s 36-way, and why the hell not when we have a spare caravan lying around. Hot skydives, and hot weather made the perfect combination for a great weekend.

Milko's-Group

exit-shot

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BPA UKSL Meet - Pre Meet

Date posted: 
16 Jul

A great turn out this weekend for the BPA UKSL with 32 teams registering for the event. 

It's all hustle on the DZ right now as teams finish their gear checks and begin their prep for the competition.

Hustle

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