Crazy Pat Works (AKA 2-cats) Ego Shit

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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

GW, #845

DW, #358

12HR, #233

24HR, #118

Total jumps, 8200 ea.

Reserve rides 35-40

TEACHING/TRAINING STUFF

  • 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

Skydiving History Stuff

  • 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

EMPLOYMENT

    • Owner-Operator, RWunderground Parachuting Publications (RWu), 1972,
  • Chief Technologist, Northrop Grumman Aerospace.
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