People of Perris: Angie Aragon

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive?  I did my first tandem skydive on August 26th, 2006 in Queenstown, New Zealand while on a backpacking trip. The jump was over a mountain range called The Incredibles (where parts of the Lord of the Rings was filmed). How did that first jump [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|People Of Perris|

People of Perris: Dan Dupuis

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive?  My first jump was at Skydive New England in July of 2009.  I was bored and wanted to do a skydive for a long time, so just went and did one.  How did your first jump change your life? Immediately after landing from that [...]

By |February 14th, 2017|People Of Perris|

People of Perris: Josh Colby

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive?  September 9th, 2003, Denver Skydivers in Brush Colorado, my dad wanted me to stop riding dirt bikes and hurting myself all of the time so he took me skydiving. My first jump was a tandem with a guy named Jonny Guru out of a [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|People Of Perris|

People of Perris: Grace Katz

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive? In 2008 I was invited to do indoor skydiving at Skydive Perris. After flying for 2 minutes (which is standard for the first time flyer) I asked for 2 more minutes and then 2 more.   That day I flew a total of 14 minutes. [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|People Of Perris|

People of Perris: Kate Cooper-Jensen

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive? West Point, VA early November 1978. This was before my 18th birthday and I had to, uh, "pencil pack" my mothers signature to allow me to jump before I was 18. How many jumps do you have total and how many jumps do you [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|People Of Perris|

People of Perris: Matt Blank

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive and first BASE jump? I made my first skydive in 2005 at Skydive Perris as an AFF student with Karen Lewis Dalton. I made my first BASE jump in 2007 at the Perrine Bridge in Idaho as a static line jump with Jimmy and [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|People Of Perris|

People of Perris: Dan BC

When and why and how did you make your first skydive? Dan landing in 1981 I had been dreaming about jumping since I first saw footage of people in freefall.  It must have been the movie "Gypsy Moths" or TV show "Ripcord" because I was very young, sometime in the late 1960s.  I always wanted [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld, People Of Perris|

People of Perris: Marty Jones

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive? My first jump was a static line in Barnwell South Carolina March 7 1970. Several notable circumstances of that day are; I was 13 years old (day before my 14th birthday), I made this jump during a solar eclipse using my Mothers high-performance Para [...]

By |June 20th, 2016|People Of Perris|

People of Perris: James Perez

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive? Officially Aug. 1981 at Elsinore Para Center on a static line with a T-10 main and belly reserve. Some friends from work were going and invited me to go watch, not jump! Two weeks later myself and another co-worker decided to give it a try. [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|People Of Perris, Skydiving|

People of Perris: Mark Brown

If you've jumped at Skydive Perris for any length of time then you've met Mark Brown. Mark loves skydiving and helping others improve their skills. In this month's People of Perris segment, we sat down with Mark and asked him the tough questions. ;-) SPV: When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive? [...]

By |March 22nd, 2016|People Of Perris, Relative Work, Skydiving|