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Ted Atkins: Everest Skydive crew member

Ted is an Ex-Chief Engineer with the Royal Air Force. He spent a large part of his career with the RAF Mountain Rescue Service where he was the Staff Officer for Scotland. Ted invented the Topout oxygen system that we use for jumping and has developed the systems we now use. He is a keen mountaineer who has successfully summited 8000ers like Everest, Lhotse, Kangchenjunga and Makalu. Ted made his first jump with the Everest Skydive with Dr.Ryan in 2011 to affirm the systems we now use. His role in the Everest Skydive has been vital since 2011.
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Everest Skydive: Experts in the crew

sewell  Sewell family during a conversation with Explore Himalaya at Hotel Malla- James left to an interviewer Eighteen year old James George Sewell from Great Britain becomes the youngest Everest Skydiver during the Everest Skydive 2013. Peter Leonard Sewell and Alexander Peter Sewell accompanied James to Khumbu Region for this extreme adventure. Peter and Alexander expressed their joy for James successful dive. James had a tandem jump with Dr. Ryan Jackson on October 25. James shares his experience with Explore Himalaya after his first ever Skydive. “Initially, I was nervous throughout the whole trip about the dive itself. But, the whole team […]
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Everest Skydive: An ultimate Adventure

libor  Libor Fryzek, in Hotell Malla after the Everest Skydive Everest Skydive is getting bigger every year. Expert Skydivers in the crew, trekking adventure to the diving site, feast to the eyes during the aerial view of the mountain landscapes, efficient organizer Explore Himalaya and the level of adventure involved in the dive itself in the shadow of Everest makes this event an Ultimate Adventure. Libor Fryzek from Czech Republic said few lines on Everest Skydive after his successful completion of solo dive from the height of 23000ft during the Everest Skydive 2013. “The crew was great and the view […]
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Everest Skydive: Pinnacle of Skydiving

interview  Three solo skydivers were interviewed in Hotel Malla after their dives during Everest Skydive 2013. Weather, because of the Cyclone Phailin in India, the entire sub-continent was affected and hence the Everest Skydive. Because of the unfavorable weather conditions some turned to be lucky being able to jump beyond 20000m and few were unfortunate. Marc Kopp, set a record of being first disable person to skydive during this year’s Everest Skydive. Here, we have an interview of David Philips, Alexander Zadirov and Patr Zadirov on their skydive experience. David Philips, Alexander Zadirov and Patr Zadirov during an interview   EH: How […]
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Everest Skydive 2013: Marc Kopp sets a record

tandem-marc  Marc Kopp in the hospital in Kathmandu after the skydive After the jump from a whopping height of 22,000 ft overlooking Everest by MS sufferer Marc Kopp, we need to re- define the limits of what a person can do. On October 27, 2013 Marc Kopp, successfully completed a tandem dive with his friend, champion skydiver Mario Gervasi setting a record of first disabled to skydive over Everest. As soon as the jump was completed, he was taken to hospital by helicopter for his thorough medical examination and declared as fit by the doctors. The 55-year-old French, living in […]
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