Julian, happy 400!

Sunday, 29.05.2011

Another celebration deserves broadcasting: our team member Julian Barthel is on the run and just exceeded the 400 jump-hurdle. Julian, you have been busy in the sky over the last weeks! Well done and congratulations from us all! Happy 400!!


Gary graduates from AFF

Saturday, 28.05.2011

It has been done!! Congratulations to Gary Johnson (UK) for his AFF course completition! Well done! Now, welcome to the skydiving world and let the real fun begin! 🙂


Coach Course in Germany

Wednesday, 25.05.2011

We are pleased to go “back to the roots” and to conduct another USPA Coach Rating Course at Skydive Jumpzone in Kührstedt, Germany. The three candidates were looking forward to this opportunity and to get started in the skydiving instructional area. We are happy to be a part of it and congratulate:

– Rudy Manente
– Rainer Schrief
– Olaf Duden

Thank you for your participation and good luck with your rating. Also, we thank Skydive Jumpzone and especially Toni and Peter for their hospitality!



Wednesday, 18.05.2011

During our stay at Skydive Fano, we were also pleased to conduct a USPA AFF Instructor Course during May 12-17, 2011. We did not manage to get 100% success rate but we will retry in the near future for those candidates who did not achieve their goal. In the meantime we thank you all for participation and congratulate the following new USPA AFF Instructors:

– Andrea Cardinali
– Enrico Scalini (conv)
– Roberto Saddi (conv)

Once more THANK YOU to Sebsatiano and Livio for the assistance and the hosting of this course. It was a pleasure training with you and we really enjoyed our stay! See you again soon at the beautiful Skydive Fano!


Review Coach Course in Italy

Sunday, 15.05.2011

Just as last year, we were again invited to visit the beautiful DZ Skydive Fano in Italy in order to conduct a USPA Coach Rating and AFF Instructor Rating Course. All seven candidates were well prepared and we were able to finish the course successfully after three days. Our big applause and congratulations go out to the new USPA Coaches from Italy:

– Andrea Cardinali
– Enrico Scalini
– Francesco Ferrandino
– Lisa Bergamini
– Pierangelo Cangi
– Salvatore Floridia
– Teodor Ionescu

We thank USPA Evaluator Sebastiano Giubilo for a great assistance on the course and we thank the management and team of Skydive Fano for the organisation and as always excellent hospitality!


Marcus profiled in PARACHUTIST

Thursday, 12.05.2011

Our very own school director and founder of Instructors Academy Marcus Laser has been profiled in this month edition of the PARACHUTIST. It a nice and honest article. Check it out:!


Gary ready to skydive

Monday, 9.05.2011
A warm welcome to another AFF student: Gary Johnson from UK travelled to Spain in order to participate in our AFF beginner camp at Skydive Lillo. He prepared himself with some windtunnel time and he did an excellent job on the first Levels 1-6 before returning back home. We can’t wait to see him back for his Level 7-8 and his consolidation jumps! Very Good Job, mate!

Shane goes AFF

Sunday, 8.05.2011
We welcome Shane Burkholder from USA for his AFF Course with us at the DZ of Skydive Lillo, Spain. He completed his ground school and level 1 before returning back to work. We are looking forward to see him soon for his remaining Level 2-7! Congrats to your first jump and fingers crossed for your further course.

Holger back for FS Coaching

Friday, 6.05.2011
We are delighted to welcome back Holger Waldhausen from Germany for FS Coaching with Coach Julian. Congratulation on your great improving on FS skills and we hope that you have enjoyed your trip to Spain once more. Looking forward to see you again!

New USPA Coaches

Thursday, 5.05.2011
We are happy to congratulate the new USPA Coaches Martin Pinto (Spain) and Brian McGee (USA; not in picture) for their great performance during the Coach Rating Course and the evaluation jumps. Congrats and good luck with your upcoming work jumps as Coaches!