Team Member Profiles from the 2000 Nationals
Team functions: Team education & ettiquette
DOB: 16 July 64 Place of Birth: Hudson, Ma.
Education: BA in Comparitive US Studies. University of Washington 1994.
Employment: 7th Grade Math Teacher at Illahee Jr. High in Federal Way, Wa.
Status: Married (Patti) Children (Oscar the Cat).
Non-Skydiving Hobbies: Golf, Football (watching).
Jump History: 4000+ Jumps (2200 CRW). Chief Instructor/S&TA at Kapowsin Air Sports 1990-1996. Co-Organizer of Diamond Quest 1992 (37 way). Co-Engineer of Diamond Quest 1994 (46-way). Team Captain Team Infinity 1996. Team member of Team Infinity 1997.
Current formation position: #2, 2nd row left wing (pin).
Team functions: Team co-captain (with Bob Lyon) and team treasurer
Date of Birth: June 26th 1964 Burnaby B.C. Can.
US. Citizen Aug. 96
Employment: Diesel Tech., Pacific Detroit Diesel/Allison Co. Kent Wa.
Marital status: Married (Kim) two kids (Brandy 11, Chas 3)
Skydiving: 1,400+ jumps, (1,200+ CRW) Been in competition since 95, never looked back. Have only done 2 free fall since starting competition CRW. Gold medal, Diamond Jamboree 95, 8 way Sequential, Gold medal US Nationals 96 8 way speed, Bronze medal 4 way Rotations, Overall Gold. Silver medal 8 way speed 97 US Nationals. Gold medal 8 way speed, Silver medal 4 way Rotations.
Hobbies: Family, Airplanes, Computers, Martial Arts
Greatest skydiving accomplishment: Being selected and participating as a member of the United States Parachute Team for the year 2000.
Licenses; B-15072, D-16589
Awards; Gold Wings-5134, Falcon-2788, Double Falcon-1482, Eagle-1352 4stack-4602, CCR-1954, CCS-1086, Night 4stack-953, NCCR-385, NCCS-214 Gold Medal 8Way speed, Silver Medal 4Way rotations 1999 Nationals.
Age: 51 - DOB 12/30/56
Current formation position: #1, pilot. On Team Infinity since 1993.
Team functions: Team sage
Employment: Commercial Refrigeration Service Tech.
Marital status: Single
Skydiving history: Approximately 4500 jumps including 2500+ CRW jumps. First jump June 1976 (T-10's).
Skydiving accomplishments: Competition since 1993. Lots of trophies and memories, even some pictures. Diamond Quest 1994 world record (right side still rules).
Skydiving ratings: Had a lot of them but all have lapsed. NCCS#209.
Greatest skydiving memories: Member of the US Parachuting Team 2000, jumping from the MI-8 Helicopter in Finland and winning the Bronze Medal.
Non-skydiving interests: Is there really any time after work and competition skydiving?
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Current formation position: Any requiring only one arm.
Team functions: Waterboy
Employment: Owner - Micro Computer Consulting, Inc. of Las Vegas www.MCCiLV.com
Marital status: Married (Linda) 5 kids by previous marriage, all grown, some skydivers.
Skydiving: 1,360 jumps (and jumping again on a limited basis), (550+ CRW). First skydive May 26th, 1995. Fourth year team member. FAA Senior Rigger. NCCS #222
Skydiving ratings/awards: USPA A/B/C/D license. POPS #5325. FAA Senior Rigger. Awards include: Falcon, Eagle, Gold Wings, CRW 4-stack, CCR, CCS, Night 4-stack, NCCR, NCCS #222. Largest formation - 69-way RW at Kapowsin.
Most recent CRW accomplishment: US Nationals (1999) Gold Medalist - CRW 8-way speed.
Total Existence: Computers, skydiving and family, not necessarily in that order.
Current formation position: #6, 3rd row right wing
Team functions: Team curmudgeon
Employment: Model airplane builder/aviation historian
Marital status: Married to Jan.
Skydiving: First jump June 3, 1965 in Issaquah, WA. 7,200+ jumps, (3,700+ CRW). Organizer of Diamond Quest '92 (38-way World Record). Captain of Team Infinity 4-way team in 1993. Captain of Kapowsin CReW 8-way team in 1993. Organized first Diamond Jamboree in 1993. Participant in Diamond Quest '94 (46-way World Record). Participant in 1996 (current) World Record at Kassel-Calden Germany. Member of Team Infinity 1996 4-way team and 1997 8-way team.
Non-skydiving hobbies: Flying, skiing, hiking and reading.
Current formation position: #8, left lockup
Team functions: Team chef
Marital status: Divorced
Skydiving: 1,900+ total jumps, mostly CRW jumps. First skydive 1988. USPA "D" license holder. Ratings: S/L, JM, NCCS #211, SCR #12,814, SCS #7424, CCS #970. 4 years competition experience with Team Infinity in 4-way rotation, 4-way sequential, and 8-way speed.
Skydiving history: 1992 - Participated in World Record 38 way CRW formation. Northwest Conference CRW championships: awarded gold in rotation, silver in sequential. 1993 - Competed in Skydive Arizona CRW challenge: Awarded gold in rotation and bronze in sequential. West Coast CRW challenge in Lodi, CA, Awarded silver in rotation and bronze in sequential. US national CRW championships in Deland, Florida: Competed in 4-way rotation, 4-way sequential, 8-way speed. 1994 - Participated in six Diamond Quest training camps for 1994 world record. 1995 - Frayed Knot Easter CRW challenge at Skydive Arizona: Awarded gold in sequential, silver in rotation. Northwest Conference CRW championship: Awarded gold in rotation. Diamond Jamboree 8-way sequential competition: Awarded gold. 1996 - Assisted in training Indonesian national Team for 1996 World CRW Meet. 1997 - Competitor at U.S. Nationals - 2nd Place, 8-way speed.
Current formation position: #5, 3rd row left wing
Team functions: Team co-captain (with Pat Ryan) and travel manager
Marital status: Married 17 years, two children
Skydiving: 600+ total jumps, 300 CRW jumps. First skydive 1995. USPA "D" license holder. Ratings: S/L JM, NCCS #224, NCCR #396, CCR #2032, CCS #1151, N4STA #994, 4STA #4857.
Skydiving history: First jump in August 1995. Largest CRW formation: 24-way, docking 16th. Competition: Silver Medal - 1996 Diamond Jamboree - Kapowsin, WA, Silver Medal - 1998 Memorial Day CRW Classic - Perris, CA.
Current formation position: #3 - Right wing
Team functions: Team enforcer
DOB: 18 April 1963 in Jacksonville, FL
Marital status: Married (The former Belinda Ute Muller) - two children (Son: Jerome "Romie" Peyton McCauley III, age 12) (Daughter: Hailey Ariana McCauley, age 2)
Employment: Enlisted in the United States Navy in 1980. Currently stationed at SEAL Team THREE in Coronado, CA.
Skydiving: 5,000+ total jumps, mostly CRW jumps.
Skydiving accomplishments: S/L, AFF, Tandem Instructor, AFF Evaluator, BIC Course Director, FAA Senior Rigger
Current formation position: #7 - Right lockup
Team functions: Team EMT, rigger and stunt coordinator
Marital status: Single
Employment: EMT for American Medical response - previously worked as rig manufacturer for Northern Lite and Velocity Sports
Skydiving accomplishments: '96 Nationals Gold Medal 8-way speed, 97 Nationals Silver Medal 8-way speed, FAA Senior Rigger
Current formation position: #9 - Kick ass alternate/primary flyer
Marital status: Single, but damn near married to Penny!
Employment: Perris Valley Skydiving - Instructor & rigger
Skydiving accomplishments: Member of the Ghostriders, Gold medal rotations 96, Gold medal 8way speed 96 (West Coast Lightning CRW), Silver medal rotations 97, tandem master.