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Story Of My Life

  • My First Tandem Skydive - June 8, 2007
  • Second tandem - 2 hours later - I was hooked!  
  • ​11th Tandem - August 18, 2007 - Thats right, 11, it took me a while to feel confident in starting my AFF  
  • Begin AFF Ground School Mile Hi Skydiving Center August 24, 2007.  Successfully complete Levels 1 & 2 
  • First flight in a Wind Tunnel - 15 minutes  with Brad Cole at Skyventure Colorado - August 31, 2007
  • ​Successfully Complete AFF Levels 3,4 & 5 - August 31, 2007  
  • Graduate USPA AFF 7 jump program - Mile Hi Skydiving Center - September 1, 2007  
  • ​Purchase and fly 15 hours of flight time at Skyventure Colorado​
  • First 2 week camping trip to Skydive Arizona. Showed up uncurrent, out of date with USPA, and needing a repack.  True tunnel rat fashion - Completed 40 Jumps, doubling my previous total. - February 2008  
  • First Balloon Jump - Skydive Arizona - Jump 81  
  • Quit my good job in Steamboat to chase a dream of skydiving.  - June 1, 2008.  
  • ​Take the next month off to skydive as much as possible  
  • Compete: SVCO Summit Challenge 2way VFS - February 2009   
  • ​Complete the IBA FITP becoming a full time Tunnel Instructor at Skyventure Colorado - April 30, 2009 
  • First Boogie - MOAB Mother Of All Boogies -  September 2009
  • Asked to be a SVCO Boogie tour rep -  2010 Size Matters Tour -  January 2010
  • ​SVCO Rep - Skydive Expo Skydive Deland - March 2010  
  •  USPA AFFI with Rob Laidlaw -  Skydive Dallas - April 2010
  • Start my First summer on the SVCO "Size Matters" Boogie Tour  
  • Organizer - JFU Boogie - Skydive Dallas - May 2010  
  • Texas State Vertical Record Camp Participant - May 2010  
  • Organizer - Skydive 35 SVCO Coaching Boogie - June 2010  
  • Organizer - Skydive San Marcos - SVCO Coaching Boogie - June 2010  
  • Organizer - HeatWaves Boogie - Skydive Houston/Waller- June 2010   
  • Organizer - Skydive Spaceland - SVCO Coaching Camp - June 2010  
  • Organizer - American Revolution - Skydive Dallas - July 4, 2010  
  • Organizer - Couch Freaks XXX - Fort Dodge Iowa - August 2010  
  • Organizer - Above All Else Boogie - Skydive Oregon  
  • Oregon State Vertical Record -   
  • SVCO Coach MOAB Mother Of All Boogies - September 2010  
  •  Accept position as SVCO Boogie Tour Manager - October 2010 
  • Join: Skydive Houston 4way VFS Team - VerTex  - Perform 150 skydives and 13 hours of VFS tunnel training
  • 4way VFS Camp with Ty Losey - Skyventure Arizona - January 2011
  • ​SVCO Elsinore Invasion - Tunnel flight to Skydiving - February 2011  
  • Organizer - JFU Boogie - Skydive Dallas - May 2011  
  • Organizer - Skydive 35 SVCO Coaching Boogie - June 2011  
  • Organizer - Skydive San Marcos - Tube Jam Boogie - June 2011  
  • Organizer - Skydive Spaceland SVCO Coaching Boogie - June 2011  
  • Organizer - American Revolution Boogie - Skydive Dallas July 2011  
  • SVCO Coach - SummerFest - Skydive Chicago - July 2011  
  • Vertical World Record Camp 32 way - Skydive Chicago - July 2011  
  • ​Organizer - Couch Freaks - Fort Dodge Iowa - August 2011  
  • Compete: Dallas Super Cup 4way VFS - 2nd place finish            - Skydive Houston VerTex - September 2011
  • SVCO Coach - Chicks Rock - Skydive Elsinore - October 2011
  • ​USPA National Skydiving Championships - 4way VFS Advanced    Skydive Houston VerTex - 4th place finish  
  • Vertical World Record Camp 57way - Skydive AZ - November 2011  
  • Start SVCO "Get Some" Boogie Tour Season - January 1, 2012
  • INJURY: Complete rupture of left bicep tendon catching a spot in the Tunnel. Customer did not break his neck. January 5, 2012  
  • SVCO Rep/Event Speaker - Skydive Expo - Skydive Deland - April 2012  
  • ​Texas State Upright Record 13way - Skydive Spaceland - May 19, 2012  
  • Organizer: CarolinaFest - Skydive Carolina - May 2012  
  • Organizer: JFU Boogie - Skydive Dallas - May 2012  
  • SitFly Online SpeedStar Competition is Born  - June 12, 2012  
  • ​Organizer: SitFly Revolution - Skydive Spaceland - June 2012  
  • Enter 4way SitFly Speed Star with a time of 12.31 sec. -  July 1, 2012
  • Organizer:Independence Boogie Chicagoland Skydiving Center-July 4   
  • Organizer: SummerFest - Skydive Chicago - July 2012  
  • Organizer: Lost Prairie Boogie - Meadow Peak Skydiving - August 2012  
  • Organizer: Skydive Twin Cities - SVCO Coaching Boogie - August 2012  
  • First Ever National Upright Record - 16way -Skydive CrossKeys - August 26, 2012  
  • Organizer: Couch Freaks - Fort Dodge Iowa - August 2012  
  • Organizer: MOAB Mother Of All Boogies - September 2012
  • Join: Chicagoland Skydiving Center 4way Pro VFS - January 2013  
  • UPT Flight Camp Desert Edition - March 2013  
  • Lodi/SkyDance Ninja Sequentials - April 2013  
  • Oceanside Jedi Invitational - Tsunami Skydivers - May 2013  
  • Elsinore Echelon Film Fest and California Vertical State Record Camp - Skydive Elsinore - May 2013  
  • Organizer: CarolinaFest - SCPC - Skydive Carolina - May 2013  
  • Organizer: Team Training - Chicagoland Skydiving Center - June 2013  
  • Organizer: Independence Boogie - Chicagoland Skydiving Center          - July 2013
  • First Demo Jump - CSC - July 4th, 2013  
  • ​Organizer: SummerFest - Skydive Chicago - July 2013  
  • Organizer: Lost Prairie Boogie - Meadow Peak Skydiving - August 2013  
  • USPA National Skydiving Championships - Skydive Chicago - Chicagoland Skydiving Center PRO-VFS Adv - 8th - September 2013  
  • Life Change:Resigned position Skyventue Colorado - October 9, 2013
  • ​Colorado State Vertical Formation Record - 21way - Mile Hi Skydiving Center -  October 11, 2013  
  • California State Vertical Record participant/ not holder                            - Base Flyer 109way - Skydive Perris - November 2013  
  • Accepted position as Manager of Freefall University - Chicagoland Skydiving Center - January 1, 2014​​​​
  • Become Lead AFF Instructor FREEFALL UNIVERSITY  
  • Organizer CarolinaFest 2014 - SCPC - Skydive Carolina - May 2014  
  • UPT USPA Tandem Master Rating - Chicagoland Skydiving Center
  • Organizer Chicagoland Skydiving Center -3D Bodyflight Camp  
  • Organizer Chicagoland Skydiving Center - Organizer Workshop  
  • Organizer Chicagoland Skydiving Center - Independence Boogie  
  • Graduate 30 new A Licensed Skydivers, most in company history!
  • Upright World Record 44 way November 21, 2014 
  • Upright World Record 52 way November 22, 2014 
  • Awarded Chesley H. Judy USPA Safety Award in recognition for having through example, deed, training or innovation, promoted safety in the sport of skydiving.  Safety Day 2015
  • Organizer CarolinaFest 2015 - SCPC - Skydive Carolina - May 2015  
  • Organizer - IL 32 - way Head Up Record Attempts  - Independence Boogie -  Chicagoland Skydiving Center - July 4, 2015
  • Organizer - CarolinaFest 2016 - SCPC - Skydive Carolina - May 2016  
  • Organizer - SummerFest 2016 - Skydive Chicago - July-August 2016  
  • Participant - Vector Camps III - 8-Way with SDC CORE - Skydive Spaceland - November 2016  
  • Participant - CORE Camp - iFLY Utah - 1 1/2 Hours - January 2017  
  • Organizer - CarolinaFest 2017 - May '17 - Became the High5 Champion  
  • Organizer - SummerFest 2017 - Skydive Chicago - July/August 2017  
  • ​Organizer - Skydive Carolina 30th Anniversary Boogie - Sept 2017  
  • Organizer - CarolinaFest 2018 - Skydive Carolina - May 2018
  • New Career - Skyventure Arizona - Lvl 4 instructor - Trainer Level 2 - May 4, 2019