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Christmas Party 2014

Date posted: 
Monday, 8 December, 2014

One of our best weekend parties of the year is the Christmas Party weekend. It's a chance to do a little skydiving and have a few beers, celebrating the Christmas season. 

AFF-Students

This year the game was upped an instead of a buffet type meal the DZ decided to run a formal meal with three courses on classic round tables. 

Christmas-Bar

A stunning formal affair it was.

Christmas-Tree

Places

One of the other functions of the party is to award and recognise excellence (and other things) and this year the show was a great one. 

This year's winner of Freefall Spammer of the year was none other than International Record holder Kathryn Campbell who slipped off the step and accidentally keyed a 45-way...

Next up was Richard Cotton who won Faceplanter for a series of slippery landings.

Richard

Boozehound this year could only be Henry Chow who's famous afterparties have now need an invite. 

Chowster

The real awards this year:

Student of the Year - Ravnoor Gill for facing adversity again and again and finally acheiving her A-cert.

Rav

Experienced Jumper of the Year - Jack Davies, for working from failing AFF level 7 to formation loads in a season.

Jack

Coach of the Year: Richard Cotton, Karl Peart, Liz Boniface and Julia Foxwell for their continued efforts to progress jumpers. All candidates received the same number of votes. 

Coaches

Team of the Year - Team Kintama for winning Single A with a landslide score. 

Skydiver of the Year - Matt Lancaster for his acheivements as a camera flyer and his nw enthusiasm for wingsuiting. 

 Matt

Congratulations to everyone involved and thanks to everyone who made the night so special.

It's been a great season.

For the end of year mash up, click here