by Pat Works
Crazy Pat Works (AKA 2-cats) Ego Shit
First Jump 1961 Houston
1st 2-way 1962 Houston
1st Para Commander jump 1965 Houston
First 5-way star 1964 Houston
B-1513 1962 Texas A&M
C-1798 1963 Texas A&M
D-1813 - 1965 Houston
SCR-561 - 1970 Z-Hills;
SCS-1 1971 Hinckley
4 stack-663 1976? Perris
Universal Skydiver Award No. 2, 1997 Perris
Pat Works, 50+year USPA member
USPA Number, #189
Total jumps, 8200 ea.
Reserve rides 35-40
- Relative Training, Belgian Ministry of Sports, Maubeuge, France, Summer 1976.
- RW Training Camps, Schriudde Fallschirmsport, Meissendorf, Germany, Summers 1977-1978-1979.
- Pat Works' Progressive Relative Work Training Camps, California, 1978-1979 (first RW camps in the USA, Training camp for USN Special Warfare Group 1 (Navy Seal Team One).
- Freefall Training Camp, British Parachute Association, Plymouth, England, 1979.
- Pat Works' RW Training Course, Party in Paradise II, Hawaii, 1981
- Pat Works' Free RW Seminars, Perris 1977-1980; -to present
- Free vRW Seminars, Perris, 1994-present
- Elsinore Freefly Seminars, 96, 97, 98 – to present
- Apple Valley Freefly Seminars, 95, 96
- Kansas City 4-way Freefly Skills Camp, 1997
- Skydive Oregon Freefly Camp, Mowalla Oregon, , 1997, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04
- About 7,500 + jumps, 24-hour clock-118, GW-845, DW-358, 3DW 351, 60 Hr. FF# 187, Jumpmaster ('72), competitor since 1962 in relative work, accuracy, style and freeflying.
- 1994 1st Exhibition Event of Sit Flying, Team World Skydance, Eloy AZ, 5th
- 1996 Perris Free Fly Championships, Solitary Birds, 3rd place, Perris
- 1996 Pro Free Flying, X-Trials event, Solitary Birds, 1st Place, Perris Ca.
- 1997 Pro Tour Freeflying, Monterey Ca.
- 1997 X-Games Judge Assistant, ESPN
- 1998 1st Place, Intermediate Division USPA Freefly US Nationals Competition Trial
- National Champion, Team Event, National Collegiate Parachuting League, 1966 (Univ. of Houston Team)
- Three time Conference Champion in 4-way RW (Once in 10-way in '72)
- My 10-way teams won the California Rumbleseat Meet three times.
- Two time Conference Champion in 8-way RW
- Competed in 4-way, 10-way and 8-way RW at the USPA Nationals in 72, 73, 76, 78
- Competed in the SSI Pro-Tour, Freefly X-Trials in 95, 96, 97 (came in 1st once w/ Shaylan & Jaron)
- Team Captain of many skydiving teams including multiple wins of the Chute out at the Gulch: free from sequential meet maneuvers of your choice;
- North American Sequential Sweepstakes, Original 8-way meet. Ft. Lewis Ws, 1976…Team member of zillions of RW teams.
- Founder of the National Champion of Combined RW Award
- Founder of the CG God Frog Good Vibes Award
- Founder of the RW Council
- Founder of the RW Council's Certificates of Merit
- Introduced the idea of feet thrusters in jumpsuits in '77 (became booties?)
- Introduced 10-way RW at the Nationals, 1972
- Owner-Operator, RWunderground Parachuting Publications (RWu), 1972,
- Chief Technologist, Northrop Grumman Aerospace.