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2019 | Skydiving News

Introducing Julie Kleinwort - Special Guest Organizer July 12-14th

» June 16, 2019

Midwest Freefall is happy to announce Julie Kleinwort will be organizing RW during our annual Sisters In Skydiving Boogie to benefit the YWCA of Greater Flint, Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14th. Each year we use this event to not only help inspire female skydivers, but also offer an educational experience to build their abilities, confidence and skills with special guest organizers and mentors. Recently, we had a chance to interview Julie, about her experiences in the sport, what it's like being an organizer at Sisters In Skydiving events and much more.
Julie is a supported athlete for Cookie, HYPOXIC, L&B, PD and UPT.
Getting to Know Mark “Trunk” Kirschenbaum - Featured Guest Photographer July 12-14th

» June 6, 2019

If you've ever picked up a Parachutist or Blue Skies Magazine, or spent a second on social media, you probably have seen Trunk's photography. He has spent the last 15 years traveling from boogie to boogie capturing skydivers' smiles in freefall. When he is not shooting SIS events, Trunk owns and operates Hypoxic; a skydiving company who manufacturers camera gear. Beyond the lens, Trunk is a wealth of information and is always willing to debrief your skydive or landing.

Trunk will be our featured guest photographer during Midwest Freefall's 4th Annual Sisters In Skydiving Boogie to benefit the YWCA of Greater Flint July 12-14th. Recently, we had a chance to talk with Trunk about his expereinces in the sport, his company HYPOXIC and what it's like being a such an amazing photographer!

A One on One Talk With iFLY Instructor Maddie Baylog - Special Guest Organizer July 12 -14th

» May 9, 2019

Maddie Baylog will be organizing and offering learning oppotunities during our 4th annual Sisters In Skydiving Boogie to help benefit the YWCA of Greater Flint on Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14th. Each year we use this event to not only help inspire female skydivers, but also offer an educational experience to help build their abilities, confidence and skills in the sky through special guest organizers and mentors.

Recently, we had a chance to speak with Maddie about her experiences as a skydiver and wind tunnel instructor at Rosemont's iFLY in Chicago.

We hope you will find her as inspiring as we do!

A Little Bit About Elizabeth "Zibby" Alexander - Special Guest Organizer July 12-14th

» April 18, 2019

We are pleased to announce Elizabeth "Zibby" Alexander of the Women's Skydiving Leadership Network will be joining us as a special guest organzier during our Sisters In Skydiving Boogie. to benefit the YWCA of Greater Flint on Friday, July 12th through Sunday, July 14th.

Recently, we had a chance to interview Zibby about her experiences when she first began her journey to become a skydiver, what made her decided to get involved with the Women's Skydiving Leadership Network, about being a mentor to women in the sport and much more.

Midwest Freefall Sport Parachute Club 2019 Skydiving Events

» February 2, 2019

Here's a list of featured events at Midwest Freefall for our 2019 season!

Midwest Freefall Sport Parachute Club 2019 Skydiving Events

» February 2, 2019

Here's a list of featured events at Midwest Freefall for our 2019 season!


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