Brazenly taken from the Brisbane Times News page. Base jumper dies in leap from tower January 31, 2011 – 3:29PM AAP The family of a Perth base jumper who died after his parachute failed to open says he was doing something he loved. Lucas Oliver, 27, died after leaping from a telecommunications tower near Regan’s[…]
Two mates through parallel circumstance, we measured our life by the minute; from four kilometers over the earth, smoothly sliding from the side of a perfectly good airplane into the open air, cameras rolling and capturing the exultation of our friends. Sixty seconds later, the cacophony of freefall became the serenity of parachute flight, and[…]
It took a nasty cancer two tries to get him. A really, really nice guy.
Impacted in competition. Terrible day. But a very spirited wake, and much respect shown by those present at Corowa.
Opening collision at Nagambie. Watching two friends die was awful. The amazing, the incredible, the phenomenal Lee. The perfumed starcrest hands of Rob. No more.
At Nagambie DZ this morning, Pete “Gags” Gagliardi impacted the ground in a turn, and did not survive the impact. Gags was a mature age jumper, who found skydiving after a highly successful representation in competitive martial arts. With some 1300 jumps in under two years, he completed six jumps yesterday in addition to his[…]
Shown here with the lovely Emily. – 22 Oct 2001
– 29 Apr 2001