skydiving, in its various diciplines is an expensive and time
consuming sport. With the ever increasing usage of wind tunnels,
the design of the very latest canopies and the contant striving
to push new boundaries; every athlete now has to give that
little bit extra to try stay ahead of the game.
Freefall Addicts, we feel honoured to be part of our customers
skydiving adventures and as such feel we want to help wherever
we can do put money back into the sport.
was started by a group of friends who joined together during
spring 2004 whilst on a skydiving holiday to Lake Elsinore.
The team is made up by talented skydivers who have been active
in the UK Grand Pris, UK Nationals and European Skydiving
League since they formed.
2004 the team has worked hard in training and are very much
a force to be reconned with; with their collection of medals
and reputation growing and growing. Have a look at the team
profiles below to find out more:
Pitchers is 25 and has been in the sport 7 years. He got into
skydiving by joining the Sheffiled University Skydiving Club
whist he was studying there. Oli still lives in Sheffield
and jumps regularly at Hibaldstow. He flies tail slot on the
formation and can regularly be seen throuwing Abi around the
sky on various different type of block moves!
motto for life is: 'If you're not living on the edge, you're
taking up too much space'!
Martin is a 27 year old engineer from Lincolnshire and has
been skydiving nearly 6 years. He flies Outside Centre and
can usually be seen helping Oli geek the camera on climbout!
Guy's most embarrassing skydiving moment is when he made a
dodgy cross wind landing I at Elsinore right outside the packing
hall and with the Chief Instructor watching!
has been helping out Freefall Addicts at the wind tunnel providing
his skills as an FS coach.
Cumming, otherwise known as Dangerous Brian is 29 and from
London. Brian did his first static line jump in 1998 for
his birthday. Brian decided to complete AFF in 2003 at Lake
Elsinore. He has skydived all over the world including the
UK, Spain, France, The USA and South Africa. Most of Brian's
jumps are in team 4-way although he does like to try his
hand at BigWay formation skydiving from time to time.
flies Point (head of the formation) and when he is not jumping
likes to prop up the Hibaldstow bar!
is 29 and from Sheffield. Along with her team mate Oli she
was a member of the Sheffield Uni Club and jumps regularly
at Hibaldstow. Most of Abi's jumps are Formation Skydiving
and she flies Inside Centre for the team.
motto for life is: No-one else is going to achieve things
for you, make your life better yourself.
Gray is team cameraman and alternate 4-way skydiver . Rob's
age is currently unspecified, but he informs us that he is
not even close to qualifying for POPS yet! He has been in
the sport 7 years and most of his jumping is done at Hibaldstow.
Rob has about 30 freefly jumps but prefers to fly camera and
do FS in the wind tunnel.
is a former student of Freefall Addicts and soon to be employee!
Matt can be seen here wearing his FFA sponsored rig, an Aerodyne
Icon with Pilot 168 main canopy. Matt will join us at the
start of 2007 to help out with our customer service and student
completed his AFF courses in one day with us after making
his first jumps at Skydive DeLand in Florida.
are Team Polaris made up of staff and friends of Freefall
Addicts. Polaris are former Junior National Champions (2005)
and now compete in the AA category for the British Nationals
and European Skydiving League.
the 2006 season Polaris have trained at Skydive Spain, Empuria
Brava, Target Skysports and of course Bodyflight Bedford.
From left to right here is a short team profile:
Tate, a Film and Televsion Exec from London.
Boella, a Skydiving Instructor from Brighton.
Worthington, Freefall Addicts Owner and IT Consultant from
Scargill, a marketing consultant for Peugeot from Manchester.