Bob Holler, Bill Ottley, me, Tom Bryant. We had just won the Team Accuracy event at Pop's 1969 Winter Meet with a 0.42 meter total score.
Cal Callahan judging style
Pop's Howard at Indiantown
Me at the Nationals in Marana, AZ in 1969. I still ride a unicycle today.
In Zephyrhill's legendary Cessna 196
Jimmy Godwin - a real pioneer of the sport
US Team member Susie Neumann
At West Point for the military nationals in 1969
Exiting a Huey over MacDill AFB. Note the Security CrossBow backpack.
Yeah - did that too...
Doc Fitch. Ask Lenny Potts sometime about Doc's sendoff.
Steve Snyder on an early prototype ram air canopy.
Stan Hicks on an accuracy jump at Marana, AZ at the Nationals
With Connie over Zephyrhills. She was the first woman in the world to jump a square canopy. She was the alternate on the 1973 US Team.
Photo by Jerry Irwin
Donna and Ski Chmielewski - still jumping after all these years
Myself at 19, my dad, and my 16 year old brother at Manassas the summer of 1966. The Targeteers shared the DZ with the Pelicans.
Bill Burr in white.
Mac McCraw managed to land his 182 minus the right wheel strut. Sadly, he lost his life in a helicopter accident on 7/24/08
We found the wheel strut that broke off Mac McCraw's 182
The late Ray Duffy. A Golden Knight and a hell of a guy.
Me hanging out of the door of the DC-3 at Z-Hills
I had a short spot in Mike Swain's movie "The Endless Fall"
Richard Bach (author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull) let us use his DeHavilland Rapide for an air show jump and my daughter (now a mother herself) posed on the wing.
Four husbands and wives - believed to be the world's first "all couples" star. I made most of the harnesses and containers in the photo.
Combined Gold Wings/Diamond Wings celebration for Connie and me. Donna Chmielewski made the cake for us.
Connie at Cypress Gardens.
My one and only attempt at parasailing. Spruce Peak in Stowe, VT
Impromptu kid carrier - bad idea.....
Judges are Louie Howell on the left and Mike Patterson on the right. The late Jim Ellmaker is manning the camera.
Okay, we staged this shot. It was Air Force Academy cadet at the Nationals in Plattsburgh in 1971 and we flipped him up in the air on a blanket.
At a Para-Ski race in Great Barrington, MA 3/11/82. Ottley was a competitior.
Ben & Sue Mosely and Ski
Me at Lakeland
Tom Schapanski at a Hit and Chug - Lakeland, FL
Gainesville accuracy meet. I had 7 out 7 DCs on a PC. First time it had been done by anyone. Can you spot a young Bill Booth?
Dave Henson - Gainesville
The late Steve Snyder
My first PC 1966