Johnny Utah's

BRIDGE DAY extended 3-day FJC

This option is for skydivers new to BASE jumping who want to do a complete First Jump Course (FJC) in preperation for jumping during Bridge Day. The ground school and training will be on Thursday and Friday, with jumping to take place on Saturday during the Bridge Day jumping window of 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

BRIDGE DAY extended 3-day FJC is a complete and thorough BASE First Jump Course intended for experienced skydivers with little or no BASE experience. You will need to register to jump at Bridge Day separately and therefore you must meet the minimum jump experience requirement for Bridge Day. To attend this course, you must have skydiving experience. You must use BASE specific gear. Every student needs their own rig for the course. Gear rental is available.

Students are taught all the fundamental aspects of the sport. This 3-day FJC covers the following:

  • BASE gear knowledge and proper gear setup
  • Packing instruction
  • Gear checks
  • Jump Priorities
  • Malfunctions and Emergency Procedures
  • Heading Correction techniques
  • Exit training and different exit methods
  • Freefall Control
  • Deployment methods and techniques
  • Canopy Flight and Patterns
  • Landings
  • Assessing wind and weather
  • BASE ethics
  • Information about jumping other objects
  • Making good judgment calls
  • Finding a mentor

Upon signing up for the course, you will receive two videos to get you started at home (These videos are included with the course). The material in the videos will also be fully covered during the FJC.

  • Johnny Utah's Packing Video - This video is 2 hours long and very detailed. It is sent to you beforehand for you to study and practice packing at home before BRIDGE DAY 3-day FJC.
  • The Bridge Day Safety Video - It will be sent with the packing video so that you can familiarize yourself with common malfunctions and pilot errors.

The course includes:
  • Packing Video sent to you in advance to practice packing before the course
  • Bridge Day Safety Video sent to you in advance
  • Packing instruction during the course
  • BASE First Jump Course
  • Jump Mastering during first and second jump
  • Video Debriefs
Participants are responsible for their travel, lodging, and food.

Special Bridge Day rate only $495
October 13-15, 2016 (Oak Hill, New River Gorge Bridge)


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To ask questions or sign up - contact Johnny Utah by email.

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