We sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device, which enable this website to work properly and remember your preferences. You can delete all cookies already on your device and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed, however some functionalities may not work.

Member Focus - Hawker to Rainbow Skydive

 

 

 

Later this month, Brychan Hawker will join LGBTI skydivers in Chicago as part of the annual Rainbow Boogie, in an attempt to set a new world record for the largest all-gay skydiving formation.

Hawker will be making the long journey to Skydive Chicago to join in the festivities as well as hoping to be a part of a World Record attempt. In order to qualify, Hawker will have to perform well in a series of selection jumps to earn a spot on the final team. Skydivers need to demonstrate that they have the skills to be able to safely be a part of the team.

The annual Rainbow Boogie is a gay friendly skydiving event promoting the sport of skydiving within and outside the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. Rainbow Boogie 2012 is a 4 day boogie that will be on Labor Day Weekend (August 31-September 3). The boogie consists of spectacular aerial feats by skydivers and night time activities for both jumpers and spectators alike.

In 2009 Rainbow Skydivers set a new World Record for the largest formation, being a 3 point 12 way skydive (this means 12 skydivers made 3 different formations in the one jump). In 2012 they will be again attempting to set a new World Record as well as having a fun long weekend packed full of skydiving and parties.

DEFGLIS wishes you Good Luck Brychan! 

About the Author
Author: Vince Chong
Vince is the President of DEFGLIS. He is a project manager and an electronics engineer.
Also written by this author:

2016 05 10 ReflectionsThumb

StoreGraphic2

Latest News

IWD 2020: All of us play a role in achieving #eachforequal

DEFGLIS Vice President Dr Joe Monteith's open letter on International Women's Day 2020. Dear DEFGLIS members,

Read more

DEFGLIS and PwC develop stronger bonds at inaugural Perth event

At our inaugural Perth event, DEFGLIS and PwC came together to network and celebrate inclusivity within the workplace. DEFGLIS Member Danie Bunting tells us about the successful night that brought...

Read more

New year, new board

The DEFGLIS Board of Directors have met to appoint office-bearers and commenced business planning for 2020. The first meeting of the new year involved the induction of new faces, appointment of office-bearers, and...

Read more

Dual DSSG champions announced at Military Pride Ball

  The Australian Defence Force recently celebrated the contributions of the diverse sex, sexuality and gender (DSSG) community at the annual Military Pride Ball.

Read more

Experience in management, communication or support?

Become a volunteer