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Four Explorer Scouts Defy Gravity over North Lincolnshire

Date posted: 
16 May

Four North Yorkshire Explorer Scouts can claim a first when they got a bird's eye view of North Lincolnshire on Saturday 29 April.

Explorer Scouts Sophie Jenkin and Lauren Oglesby from Derwent Valley Explorers, Philip Beaumont from Eskmouth (Whitby) and Charles Symes-Turnbull from Titanic (Leven) ESUs took part in a Scouts Tandem Skydive with Harrogate and Nidderdale (HANDS) DC Helen Westmancoat at Skydive Hibaldstow. Dan Sissons, ACC (Activities) for North Yorkshire joined the Explorers and their families for the day.

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End of Year Video 2016

Date posted: 
14 Dec

Well that's a wrap - skydiving for 2016 at Skydive Hibaldstow has finished and we did an incredible record-breaking 34,500 skydives. Thanks to everybody who climbed aboard to set a new dropzone record! So many new faces, new experiences and great memories from this year.

Many thanks to all the hard-working staff and to you the awesome skydivers for making it so special. So to celebrate, we have edited together 9 minutes of juicy skydiving footage into an end of year tape. Thanks Ally for the edit!

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Black Friday 20% Offer

Date posted: 
24 Nov

This is the first time we have done a Black Friday offer, so get it whilst it is still hot. Book a fantastic Anytime Tandem Skydiving course for only £192 (normally £240).

Find out more here:

Black Friday Offer

Tandem Freefall

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2nd October - Save the Children

Date posted: 
03 Oct

Well done to Lizzie Wardale who made her first charity tandem skydive over the skies of Lincolnshire on Sunday the 2nd October from 15,000ft. She and 4 others work for RB in York and decided to raise money for Save the Children charity by leaping from one of our perfectly good airplanes!

We admire anyone who chooses to make a leap of faith outside of their normal life. As you can see from the photos below, she had a pretty good experience.

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30th July - Sheffield Neurocare

Date posted: 
03 Aug

A huge congratulations to charity tandem skydive Jack Mitchell who successfully made his 1st tandem parachute jump for Sheffield Neurocare. Jack is not your average tandem skydiver, he was involved in an awful accident suffering some pretty serious brain injuries which left him confined largely to a wheelchair. That being said, Jack came to us wanting to make his first skydive and after an assessment, we decided he was suitable.

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Interview Ella Johnson - June 2016

Date posted: 
03 Jun

1. Which charity did you raise money for and why?

I'm currently a Miss England quarter finalist, so I jumped to raise money for the organisations charity, called 'beauty with a purpose' which contributes to many national and international humanitarian projects.

So far I'm just shy of £500!

2. What got you involved in the Miss England competition and are there any prejudicious towards such competitions?

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Interview Kaylie Gooch - May 2016

Date posted: 
23 May

1. What gave you the idea to choose to do a tandem skydive over a sponsored walk or run for example?

I have always wanted to try skydiving, it's a once in a lifetime opportunity so when my auntie mentioned she had seen the hospice were holding a charity skydive event we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to fulfil our dream and raise money for a brilliant charity. 

2. Do you have any connection with St Andrew's Childrens Hospice?

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HANDS Tandem Skydive - 17th April 2016

Date posted: 
27 Apr

Report from Helen Westmancoast

Harrogate Scouts jumped at  the chance to help Charity Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts (HANDS) when they took part in a successful charity skydive on Sunday 17th April.

Montage Scouts skydiving

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Christmas Tandem Offer £199

Date posted: 
27 Nov

We are offering some fantastic deals on cheap tandem skydives at the moment

  • Tandem Skydiving Christmas Voucher - £199
  • Tandem Skydiving Christmas Voucher with video - £289

Find out more here.

This offer has now ended. You can find the costs to do a tandem skydive here.

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Interview: Hannah Fretwell

Date posted: 
11 Sep

Name of Jumper: Hannah Fretwell
Date of Jump: August 2015
Charity: British Heart Foundation

 


 

1. Which charity did you raise money for?

I took part in a tandem skydive to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

2. How much did you raise and how many were there in your group?

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