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2016 | Interviews
An interview with 16 year old Skysister Lauren
Meet Lauren. Lauren flew all the way across the ditch to come learn to skydive in Adelaide, with the aim of smashing out her skydiving A Licence within 2 weeks before heading back home. She achieved this and then some, and has now become a welcomed part of the SA Skydiving family. So we decided to interview the little legend herself, here is what she had to say.July 31, 2016
Women in the sport at SA Skydiving - Cloe "Danger Mc Cool Cat" Castle
Meet Cloe Castle: Model/fashionista, passionate skydiver, Mother, skull-and-cross-bone-wearing-hug-giving, Ace of a human.
"For me, it isn't just a sport - it is home, it is family, it is a sense of belonging, it is being involved in something bigger. It is a constant reminder that self-improvement is ongoing and that I am bigger than the things that scare me. It allows me and teaches me to be the best possible version of myself."
SA Skydiving's mini-series of interviews with some pretty rad skydiving legends. Women in the sport at SA SkydivingMay 24, 2016
Women in the sport at SA Skydiving - Skye Scheepens
Meet Skye Scheepens: Real Estate Rep and Manager by weekday - Wingsuit / AFF instructor / International Bigway Competitor by weekend!
"Having travelled to the US to be a part of the Aussie Bigway Record in 2015, this was an incredible experience, and the record was set at 117 skydivers from 18,000feet. This relies on 117 people being in exactly the right place, at the right time and all under 60 seconds. 117 canopies in the air is a terrifying yet beautiful experience, and when they all open at the same time, its like an awesome thunder sound in the air when you hear it from the ground."
SA Skydiving's mini-series of interviews with some pretty rad skydiving legends. Women in the sport at SA SkydivingMay 12, 2016
Women in the sport at SA Skydiving - Bria Smith
Meet Bria Smith: Professional paramedic, mountain biker, snowboarder, rock climber, traveller and avid skydiver.
"The actual skydive can either be a very peaceful or adrenaline filled moment, sometimes a combination of both depending what sort of skydive we are doing, but I have never yet touched back to earth without a smile on my face. Skydiving really helps me clear my head, focus on the positives in life and keep my passion alive to truly live my life."
SA Skydiving's mini-series of interviews with some pretty rad skydiving legends. Women in the sport at SA SkydivingMay 11, 2016
Women in the Sport at SA Skydiving - Laura Watson
Meet Laura Watson: Scientist, formation competition skydiver, tango dancer and owner/creator of The Bride Lab
"Learning to trust yourself and have confidence in yourself that you can deal with any situation you find yourself in. It's not always easy - but sometimes the most difficult things in life are also the most rewarding!"April 27, 2016
Women in the Sport at SA Skydiving - Nicki Dowden
Meet Nicole Dowden: Mother, professional skydiver, entrepreneur and adventurer.
"I want my daughter to always follow her dreams, do what makes her happy, do what she feels makes her a better person. I hope that her seeing me follow my dreams will help her follow hers."April 18, 2016
Women in the Sport at SA Skydiving - Nicole Fleet
Meet Nicole Fleet: Dedicated Mother, entrepreneur and eternal optimist.
"Skydiving reminds me how important it is to live life in this moment, all the time..."April 13, 2016
Changing Skydiving in a 'Big Way' - An Interview with Cullen Habel
In May 2015, 119 Australian Skydivers gathered together to break the Australian Skydiving Formation Record. Cullen Habel, an accomplished AFF instructor and Relative Work Tutor at SA Skydiving, Adelaide, was one of a select few who was invited to attend the 9 day event in an attempt to set a new Australian record.April 6, 2016