17 Sep 2005 14:31:35
ynotssor
Goodbye Adrian Nicholas

From news:ljvoi1dglfh50esid6njla7b81m21gcd0d@4ax.com :

> With deep regret and sorrow we announce the death of Adrian Nicolas
> this saturday 17 september 2005 at around 3:30 pm.
>
> Adrian was a highly experienced British parachutist with many
> thousands of jumps. During his 8th jump this afternoon he performed an
> expert landingmanouvre. During this correctly executed manouvre his
> AAD opened his reserve parachute at aproximatly 300 feet. His body was
> pulled in a horizontal direction because both parachutes were open.
> Just before he hit the ground he tried to correct this by release his
> main canopy. Even so he made such a hard landing that he died on the
> scene because of his injuries. CPR and emergency responds helicopter
> personel weren't able to save him.
>
> Our compasion goes out to his girlfriend, daughter, family and
> friends.
>
> Paracentrum Texel


19 Sep 2005 12:36:53
Tink
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas

ynotssor wrote:
> From news:ljvoi1dglfh50esid6njla7b81m21gcd0d@4ax.com :
>
>
>>With deep regret and sorrow we announce the death of Adrian Nicolas
>>this saturday 17 september 2005 at around 3:30 pm.
>>
>>Adrian was a highly experienced British parachutist with many
>>thousands of jumps. During his 8th jump this afternoon he performed an
>>expert landingmanouvre. During this correctly executed manouvre his
>>AAD opened his reserve parachute at aproximatly 300 feet. His body was
>>pulled in a horizontal direction because both parachutes were open.
>>Just before he hit the ground he tried to correct this by release his
>>main canopy. Even so he made such a hard landing that he died on the
>>scene because of his injuries. CPR and emergency responds helicopter
>>personel weren't able to save him.
>>
>>Our compasion goes out to his girlfriend, daughter, family and
>>friends.
>>
>>Paracentrum Texel
Where did this happen?

--
Skydivers don't knock on death's door; they ring the bell and run
away... It really pisses him off.

The World Famous Tink. (I never heard of you either!!)
AA #2069 ASA#33 POPS# 8808
EAC Chairman, Division of Skydiving and Sushi consumption.



19 Sep 2005 10:59:49
ynotssor
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas

"Tink" <kjgrish@comcast.net.spamno.ccom > wrote in message
news:6NWdnSZiv-G5dLPeRVn-hg@comcast.com

>>> Paracentrum Texel
> Where did this happen?




20 Sep 2005 16:51:47
Tink
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas

ynotssor wrote:

> "Tink" <kjgrish@comcast.net.spamno.ccom> wrote in message
> news:6NWdnSZiv-G5dLPeRVn-hg@comcast.com
>
>
>>>>Paracentrum Texel
>>
>>Where did this happen?
>
>
>
Yeah, where is Texel?

--
Skydivers don't knock on death's door; they ring the bell and run
away... It really pisses him off.

The World Famous Tink. (I never heard of you either!!)
AA #2069 ASA#33 POPS# 8808
EAC Chairman, Division of Skydiving and Sushi consumption.



20 Sep 2005 18:04:31
@nne
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas

On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 16:51:47 -0400, Tink
<kjgrish@comcast.net.spamno.ccom > wrote:

>ynotssor wrote:
>
>> "Tink" <kjgrish@comcast.net.spamno.ccom> wrote in message
>> news:6NWdnSZiv-G5dLPeRVn-hg@comcast.com
>>
>>
>>>>>Paracentrum Texel
>>>
>>>Where did this happen?
>>
>Yeah, where is Texel?

In Holland...

blue skies
Anne


Anne Heck - Editor and Webmaster
** skyXtreme ** - The Skydive Online Magazine
http://www.skyxtreme.com
http://www.skydiveworld.com


21 Sep 2005 14:26:21
the unknown flailer
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas


ynotssor wrote:
> From news:ljvoi1dglfh50esid6njla7b81m21gcd0d@4ax.com :
>
> > With deep regret and sorrow we announce the death of Adrian Nicolas
> > this saturday 17 september 2005 at around 3:30 pm.
> >
> > Adrian was a highly experienced British parachutist with many
> > thousands of jumps. During his 8th jump this afternoon he performed an
> > expert landingmanouvre. During this correctly executed manouvre his
> > AAD opened his reserve parachute at aproximatly 300 feet. His body was
> > pulled in a horizontal direction because both parachutes were open.
> > Just before he hit the ground he tried to correct this by release his
> > main canopy. Even so he made such a hard landing that he died on the
> > scene because of his injuries. CPR and emergency responds helicopter
> > personel weren't able to save him.
> >
> > Our compasion goes out to his girlfriend, daughter, family and
> > friends.
> >
> > Paracentrum Texel

ferrin speak for down plane huh? I agree condolances to his loved ones
;-*



04 Oct 2005 23:13:49
Tom B
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas

Does anyone here know if Adrian jumped the North Pole? I am trying to figure
out if he was the Adrian on our trip.

Tom B

"@nne" <anne@skydiveworld.com > wrote in message
news:iq11j19rnmaje1apn4udmc9sj0dubbo62b@4ax.com...
> On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 16:51:47 -0400, Tink
> <kjgrish@comcast.net.spamno.ccom> wrote:
>
>>ynotssor wrote:
>>
>>> "Tink" <kjgrish@comcast.net.spamno.ccom> wrote in message
>>> news:6NWdnSZiv-G5dLPeRVn-hg@comcast.com
>>>
>>>
>>>>>>Paracentrum Texel
>>>>
>>>>Where did this happen?
>>>
>>Yeah, where is Texel?
>
> In Holland...
>
> blue skies
> Anne
>
>
> Anne Heck - Editor and Webmaster
> ** skyXtreme ** - The Skydive Online Magazine
> http://www.skyxtreme.com
> http://www.skydiveworld.com




04 Oct 2005 19:17:26
Rhonda Lea Kirk
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas

Tom B wrote:
> Does anyone here know if Adrian jumped the North Pole? I am trying to
> figure out if he was the Adrian on our trip.

He did.

What year was your trip?

rl




05 Oct 2005 06:59:45
Gary McGuinness
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas

yes 95, I was with him.

Gary


"Tom B" <d16842@aol.com > wrote in message
news:N0E0f.68111$uD6.29562@tornado.ohiordc.rr.com...
> Does anyone here know if Adrian jumped the North Pole? I am trying to
> figure out if he was the Adrian on our trip.
>
> Tom B
>
> "@nne" <anne@skydiveworld.com> wrote in message
> news:iq11j19rnmaje1apn4udmc9sj0dubbo62b@4ax.com...
>> On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 16:51:47 -0400, Tink
>> <kjgrish@comcast.net.spamno.ccom> wrote:
>>
>>>ynotssor wrote:
>>>
>>>> "Tink" <kjgrish@comcast.net.spamno.ccom> wrote in message
>>>> news:6NWdnSZiv-G5dLPeRVn-hg@comcast.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>>>Paracentrum Texel
>>>>>
>>>>>Where did this happen?
>>>>
>>>Yeah, where is Texel?
>>
>> In Holland...
>>
>> blue skies
>> Anne
>>
>>
>> Anne Heck - Editor and Webmaster
>> ** skyXtreme ** - The Skydive Online Magazine
>> http://www.skyxtreme.com
>> http://www.skydiveworld.com
>
>




05 Oct 2005 13:42:41
Tom B
Re: Goodbye Adrian Nicholas


"Rhonda Lea Kirk" <rhondalea@gmail.com > wrote in message
news:3qghfrFegj0bU1@individual.net...
> Tom B wrote:
>> Does anyone here know if Adrian jumped the North Pole? I am trying to
>> figure out if he was the Adrian on our trip.
>
> He did.
>
> What year was your trip?
>
> rl

1995. Thanks Rhonda.

Tom B