H.A.L.O. HIGH ALTITUDE LOW OPENING
The Star Crest Recipient must free fly at the altitude of 20,000 ft or above. Exit (no grips) and participate in a free fall formation involving eight or more skydivers held together stable for a minimum of 5 seconds. A still photograph or video of the altimeter and jump must accompany the HSCR application.
The Star Crest Recipient must free fly at the altitude of 20,000 ft or above. Exit an aircraft in flight and participate in a completed formation involving 8 or more skydivers ~ dock in eight or later and remain in the formation for a minimum of 5 seconds. A still photograph or video of the altimeter and jump must accompany the HSCS application.
History was Made
World's 1st HSCR & HSCS Award was Achieved ~ May 30th at Elevation 33,154 feet!
In 2015 we rolled out our newest 9th & 10th SCR Award - HSCR & HSCS in honor of the 50th anniversary year of the 1st 8-Man Star October 17th 1965.
World's 1st HSCR & HSCS Award was Achieved ~ Elevation 33,154 feet! May 30th 2015 at Skydance Davis, Davis CA.
A category of this magnitude didn't even exist yet! Luke Short Captain of the San Diego Team: SCR #15041, VSCR #135 & HSCR #1-1-33154 is petitioning this new category to be opened! Stay tuned!!
The record attempt was commenced on the early morning of May 30th 2015 at 8:30am. F.A.I. judge Judy Celaya made the announcement in the afternoon on the Davis CA, KCRA Channel 3 News.
Click the link to see the KCRA Channel 3 News coverage: http://www.kcra.com/…/skydivers-attempt-high-altit…/33310734
Below is the 1st team that accomplished the SCR HALO Award:
Luke Short ~ Captain: SCR #15041, VSCR #135 & HSCR #1-1-33154
Aarron Carroll ~ HSCR #1-2-33154
Kevin "Loco" Miller ~ SCR #15146 & HSCR #1-3-33154
Anthony Levay ~ SCR #15156 & HSCR #1-4-33154
Brandon "McG" McLaughlin SCS #8325 & HSCR #1-5-33154
Matt Brown ~ SCR #15145 & HSCR #1-6-33154
Beth Johnson ~ SCR #15131 & HSCR #1-7-33154
Scott DeLong: HSCR #1-8-33154, HSCS #1-1-33154 & SCR #15138
Acommplished at Skydance Skydiving (Davis, CA) 24390 Aviation Ave, Davis, California 95616 May 30th 2015
Honorable mention to the pioneers of the 1st 8~Man Star:
1. SCR #1 Gary Young
2. SCR #2 Al Paradowski
3. SCR #3 Bill Newell
4. SCR #4 Mitch Poteet
5. SCR #5 Bill Stage
6. SCR #6 Jim Dann
7. SCR #7 Don Henderson
8. SCR #8 Brian Williams
These sequences miss Don Henderson and Brian Williams' entrance, but show Buquor going below after the 8-man star was formed.
Photos: courtesy of John Musgrave of Parachutist Archives