Everest Skydive Update – October 6th 2008

Everest Skydive Update – October 6th 2008

Posted Oct 6th, 2008 under Skydive, Special Events,

Today 10 solo and 2 tandem jumps took place from a height of 29,500ft.. Wendy Smith from New Zealand again made two solo jumps today. With a total of five jumps to her credit, Wendy remains the skydiver with the highest number of jumps in this event.

1st Group (29,500ft.)

SN Name Country Solo/Tandem Landing Time(local)
1. Naseer Alneyadi UAE Solo 7:01 AM
2. Wendy Smith New Zealand Solo 7:01 AM
3. Ralph Mitchell(British) & Per Wimmer(Danish) Britain / Denmark Tandem 7:02 AM

2nd Group (29,500ft.)

In this group, an American father and son duo, Lou Diesel and Scott Diesel successful completed their tandem jumps.

SN Name Country Solo/Tandem Landing Time(local)
1. Wendy Smith New Zealand Solo 8:57 AM
2. Tom Noonan(British) & Scott Diesel(American) Britain / USA Tandem 8:58 AM
3. Steve Hennessey(Australian) & Lou Diesel (American) Australia/USA Tandem 8:59 AM

3rd Group (29,500ft.)

SN Name Country Solo/Tandem Landing Time(local)
1. Derek Thomas Britain Solo 10:39 AM
2. Chris Parsons Britain Solo 10:40 AM
3. Simon Repton Britain Solo 10:41 AM
4. Carrie Holmes USA Solo 10:41 AM
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