ESD 2010 (Autumn) – Day 3 Jumps

Friday,October 15, 2010- Shyangboche Drop Zone

First Lift (8:45 AM) – 21,000 feet
On the first lift, Derek Thomas(British), Roger Hoe(British) and Peter Rottele(German) made solo jumps from 21,000 feet while Klaus Leo Gachter(American) jumped tandem with tandem master Kevin Hardwick(British) from the same height.

Second lift(9:10 AM)- 29,5000 feet
Second lift saw the skydivers leaping from 29,500 feet. Wendy Smith(Kiwi) made a solo dive while Joan Dru Nasher(American) dived tandem with tandem master Tom Noonan(American).

Third Lift(12:30 PM)- 27,000 feet
The third lift had Ryan Jackson(British) making a solo leap and Klaus Leo Gachter and Tom Noonan together making a tandem leap from a height of 27,000 feet.

ESD 2010 Update-British racing driver Nick Leventis Jumps from 27,500 feet

More action follows…
Jump Day 1 -Nick-tandem

Tandem Jump- Nick & Kevin

British racing driver Nick Leventis is on board ESD 2010, and today he made a tandem leap from 27,500 feet, above Mount Everest at Shyangboche dropzone around 13:00 hrs(local time).Accompanying him was tandem master Kevin Hardwick.

A well known personality in the racing circuit, Leventis’ Strakka Racing Team won the LMP2 class this year at the Le Mans 24 Hour Race. He is the ambassador of Global Angels and his jump was made in support of Global Angels Foundation, an international charity supporting Asia’s most disadvantaged children.

Jump Day 1 - Tandem- Nick

Freefalling – Nick, Kevin & Ryan

Solo jumps were made by Wendy Smith(New Zealand) and Ryan Jackson(UK) from the same height.

(Photos:Wendy Smith)