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What would a skydiver's life be without all those great boogies and meets around the world? Let us show you the special ones every month and some great Drop Zones around the world.
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"South of the Border" Boogie in Mexico
March 14 - 19, 2001

Skydive Arizona is hosting another "South of the Border" Boogie in beautiful San Carlos, Mexico. Jumping from one of Skydive Arizona's Super Otters, beach landings, luxury lodging, a margarita sunset cruise and more, they'll have it all in the tropical resort area of San Carlos.

San Carlos Plaza Hotel

Some of the best organizers and most popular organizers in the country are available, such as Dan BC, the multiple world champion, who will be organizing for all experience levels, or top team Tony Domenico & Kate Cooper, Roger Ponce, Doug Forth and George Jicha. Freefly organizers will also be available! Packers and videographers will be there and Michael McGowan will be on hand to produce another great "South of the Border" boogie video.
The Boogie package, which costs $725 for jumpers and $450 for guests [children under 12 free], includes five nights at the luxurious San Carlos Plaza Resort & Hotel and Fifteen skydives from 13,000' - additional skydives cost $18. Any unused tickets are valid at Skydive Arizona. All jumpers must be C or D license qualified, have a square reserve, and wear water gear on each skydive!

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Photo © Michael McGowan

Skydiving in San Carlos is breath taking! Climbing to altitude over the coastal mountains of Sonora, having the deep blue Sea of Cortez as backdrop while in freefall, and landing on the pristine white beach adjacent to the hotel makes skydiving at the "South of the Border" Boogie truly unforgettable.
For more information visit Skydive Arizona's website or contact George Jicha by phone/fax at 623-773-0775, or by email at


Pink Boogie Tozeur in Tunesia
February 1-17, 2000

The International Pink Parachute Club in Vienna, Austria will be hosting a Boogie with its famous Pink Skyvan at the beginning of February 2001 in Tozeur in Tunesien, North Africa. Tozeur is an Oasis situated at a salt lake, with 20,000 inhabitants and a huge airport with only two to three flights going in or out per day, thus an ideal place for skydiving.

Pink Skyvan
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Tozeur in Tunesia

There is also ideal skydiving weather at this time of the year at the edge of the Sahara desert, with an average of only 50 minutes of rain per month and less than one day without blue skies. Day temperatures are around 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit) but in the nights it can get as cold as 10 degrees Celsius (50 degrees Fahrenheit).

There will be load organizing for beginners and advanced bellyflyers and freeflyers. LO's for the FS skydivers, among others, will be Inga Leschek, Bärchen Jastram and Thomas Lewetz. Freeflying will be organized by "Schurke" Wuzi Wagner and Rook Nelson, freeflyer from Chicago. There will be skyball jumps for freeflyers and bellyflyers as well. They also offer a special "FS Course Light" for jumpers who recently got their license or who are relatively inexperienced.
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"Beyond Cool!" Beach Boogie on Grand Canary
March 7-17, 2001

This winter you are invited to participate in a boogie and skills camp on the beach of the tropical island of Grand Canary, Spain. All jumps will be made from 13,000 feet above Playa del Ingles, with landings on a beautiful wide beach (1km by 4 km). This is a great location also for those who don't skydive, so don't hesitate to bring your family to this event. No matter what your level of experience is, international organizers and coaches will help you to get the most out of your skydives, and that means fun, new skills, great videos! At night there will be seminars followed by parties with big screen video's throughout the night.
The boogie package from dutch organizer "Beyond Cool!" is 1450 Euro and it includes airfare, local transportation from hotel to beach and airport (max 10 minutes), 15 skydives from min 13,000 feet, international load organizing for FS, Freefly, and canopy control. Nightly seminars, sun, parties and lots of fun! Additional jumps can be booked on the Beach DZ.
Depending on the amount of participants (min 40 - max 80) there will be either a Twin Otter, a Cessna Caravan or a CASA. To participate in the boogie pre-registration is required, and "full means full"!
To join, or for more information, please contact Beyond Cool! at:
Email: Phone: 0034 679 594222
Book before 1-1-2001 and receive 50 Euro discount!

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