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news 27.01.18: It's always great to share happiness with friends, and if this action is during an indoor skydive session it's even more fun! So Oliver & Corinne joined Svens revival at his first flight in the wind tunnel after many years. Welcome back in the air my friend!

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news 05.01.18: Do you need a encouraging speaker at your next event, who talks about his air-sports and motivates the spectators to bring more courage into their everyday life? Oliver Furrer, the experienced sportsman was interviewed about his skills in flying and how he reflects these feelings of freedom in his lectures. Book Oliver Furrer as a speaker for your next event or work shop.

news 09.12.17: During the pre-Christmas time, Oliver & Corinne visited the indoor skydive center at Sion, Switzerland. Thereby the two Flyers did a training session with Manu together and had much fun flying 3D in the wind tunnel. Always interesting to learn new moves!

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news 21.10.17: After a great summer skydiving season, the PULSEteam went back flying in the wind tunnel. Thereby Gert supported Corinne & Oliver at these indoor skydive sessions at the Sion, Switzerland. It felt good - carving in circles around each other and having fun together in between all the first time flyers.

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news 14.10.17: During a beautiful Autumn day, three PULSEteam members hiked for 3.5 hours from Kandersteg to the Innerer Fisistock for a BASE jump. On the way up to the mountain they enjoyed the great scenery over the Kandertal with the fresh snow covered summits in the back ground. The Wingsuit flights down the valley was just amazing along the cliffs and trees.

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news 07.09.17: At the large-scale KMU Swiss event at Brugg-Windisch, Oliver was one of the panel speaker. He talked about his visionary behavior from the eagle perspective. Thereby he addressed clear parallels between his vision "flying in the wingsuit" and using the same components to be successful in business life.

news 20.08.17: Another happy Skydive tandem passenger landed save on the ground after a spectacular Helicopter jump. Thereby Oliver filmed the couple together with Corinne over the beautiful Interlaken, Switzerland mountain scenery. What a nice day and with smiley faces at Helicopter Skydive.

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news 15.08.17: The Dropzone 33 "Last Ultimo" is history! During one more week the Pilatus Porter aircraft was flying (89 loads / 884 Skydivers) without accident at Saanen/Gstaad, Switzerland. Thanks again to Rebi & Raymond for organizing this event, plus Reto for delicate food. Cross fingers they’ll get the motivation to make a second revival in 2019!?

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news 11.08.17:  The PULSEteam joined another ToraTora Heli Camp at Skydive Balaton, Hungary. It was an authentic skills camp in groups with a 4:1 ratio (one coach for a group of 4 participants) based on the personal skill level. Due to an engine problem on the helicopter, plus one day strong wind, only 20 jumps could be made during 5 days. However, the party in Budapest was amazing on Saturday night.

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news 22.07.17: At various places in the Lauterbrunnen Valley, small memorials were held in memory of Walter Hilscher. His ashes were strewn into the sky before or during the BASE jump by the ceremony participants.

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news 16.07.17: Max & Niels just got into the age where they could do legal their first tandem skydive. Therefore they took the chance and made a jump at Skydive Leutkirch, Germany with Oliver & Corinne together. Thanks to the tandem masters, Tobi & Stefan for the great adventure they provided to the two boys.

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news 07.07.17: In the begin of July, another heli-BASE video- & photo-shooting event took place in the Dolomiti. Thereby a small team performed different some cliff jumps under perfect weather conditions in the Mt Civetta region. It was fantastic to see through the camera lense, the jumpers staying on these exposed places.

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news 05.07.17: In memory of our good friend Sigi Schenk. It was always a pleasure to fly with you and experience projects together. Blue Skies Forever  

news 02.07.17: The PULSEteam did a warm up jumping in the Arco, Italy area for the followed Dolomiti event. Thereby Oliver was flying different wingsuit types (Foghead, R-Bird Pro 2, Rebel 2&3) to check out the ability to do acrobatic & back flying during a Base jump, plus long distance flights. It was interesting to see him with all these colorful suit on the exit places.

news 10.06.17: What a beautiful background scenery by flying over Berne-Alps...and even experience the freefall during a skydive jump! So, Corinne & Oliver took the opportunity with some freeflying together, while Skydive Switzerland was operating at the Thun airfield. It is amazing to see the blue sky from this angle with speed over 250km/h.

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news 13.05.17: It was a perfect weather day during the Heli-Base event at the Poncione d'Alnasca, Tessin, Switzerland. Thereby a small group of 11 base jumpers participated at the Ascent Xmedia/Talent for Adventure photo- & video-shooting which was organized by Oliver. Impressive to see the wingsuit pilots flying down from the snow covered summit to the green valley.

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news 30.04.17: At the begin of the new BASE jumping season, Thor, Roman and Oliver performed an exit training day at Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. The fresh snow on the way through the Via Ferrata made it special at these time a year. However, all practised very well their jumps and are ready for higher cliffs outside the valley.

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news 14.04.17: The vertical wind tunnel is a perfect training tool for skydivers. Therefore the PULSEteam members took another flight lesson by Rafi at the Sion, indoor skydive center in head-down & -up flying. Looks like they are getting ready for the real flying outdoor!

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news 13.04.17: Oliver started his skydiving season 2017 with an Acro Wingsuit solo jump over Reichenbach, Switzerland. Thereby he tested his flight skills on back flying, plus Oliver was practise the dynamic carving within his bird suit. It felt good to be back in the sky flying the wings!

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news 18.03.17: Two PULSEteam members enjoyed some Indoor Skydive sessions with Fred together. It was educational to fly for a hour in the Sion wind tunnel with a professional RealFly coach. Luckily it was bad weather outside, so the team didn't miss anything on the ski slope at this day.

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news 26.02.17: The winter season was very short in Switzerland, due to missing snow and warm temperatures. But still, the PULSEteam members where able to enjoy some cross country skiing at different locations, plus had many snowboard & ski days at Adelboden-Lenk. The after ski parties with friends and having together a Fondue or Raclette were fantastic too ;-)

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news 13.01.17: The first Wingsuit Cypres (WSC) units has been submitted to 10 Athletes. Oliver was one of these lucky Sportsmen and therefore he made a short informative release video about the new AAD from Airtec. Revolutionary on this new WSC are the two sets of parameter combination during the same jump. So check out the video and get one of these new lifesaving devices too!

news 30.12.16: Just before the end of the 2016 year, Oliver performed a Skysurf jump with the new Wingsuit Cypres (WSC) integrated in his skydive rig. It was interesting to hear the sound by the WSC audio device after the Cypres unit changed from the freefall phase into the parachute flying phase. However, the low temperatures during this jump made it difficult to move fast over the Skydive Switzerland DropZone.

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news 17.12.16: After more than a half a year, the PULSEteam was back in the wind tunnel at Sion flying. Thereby Oliver got a new protection shirt by AirPleasure with elbow-, shoulder- & back-protections. It was saver to fly indoor skydiving with this modern equipment, but this long sleeve shirt would need some modifications before the next session with Rafi and Corinne.

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news 10.12.16: In the end of the skydiving 2016 season, Oliver did a few more wingsuit jumps together with Reto, Marc & Stefan. The conditions where good, just the ground temperature was freezing. Within the PAC-750 aircraft they got up to full altitude (3'750mSL) and jumped over the Skydive Switzerland DropZone. The scenery over the Swiss Alps was fantastic during this cold weather day.

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news 09.11.16: The Swiss National Acro Wingsuit team with Jenna Gygi, Patrick Reuter and videoflyer, Oliver Furrer participated at the 1st FAI World Cup competition. It was a very interesting event and good hosted by the Zephyrhills, Florida, USA DropZone. As usual the competitors didn’t understood the scoring results by the Judges, because of poor communication. For the next competition, everyone hopes for improvements on the dive pool manoeuvre definitions and a wingsuit move criteria list!?

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news 28.09.16: The new formed Wingsuit Acrobatic team with Jenna Gygi, Patrick Reuter and Oliver Furrer had the opportunity to participate at the Military CISM training. Thereby, they jumped over the Emmen, Switzerland Air Force Base from a Pilatus PC-6 Porter during a warm Autumn day. Looks like the jumpers are having fun, by flying around each other.

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news 25.09.16: In collaboration with the Ascent Xmedia agency, Oliver  & Lukas posed for a Base jump images shooting at the Berner Oberland. The scenery over the lake "Oeschinen" and in front of the mountain glaciers were spectacular. The film crew used next to a camera on a gimbal gyro, a drone flying over the athletes. For sure they got amazing stock footage from this shooting day.

 

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