Ethan Beattie is sexy trash.
Rhianna Sullivan is a junior majoring in Natural Resources and the Environment. She started skydiving in September of 2017 and has accrued over 400 jumps since. She is currently a member of the UConn 4-way team and has won a gold medal competing in classic accuracy at the 2018 Collegiate Skydiving Nationals in Eloy, AZ.
Michelle Nguyen is an absolute Savage when it comes to skydiving. Hands down the epitome of sky-ninja. She is down for anything and will swoop circles around anyone in Airspeed.
Meghan Ryan is a junior studying pharmacy. She got her license in the fall of 2017 and has made over 75 jumps since. In her free time, Meghan enjoys snowboarding, hiking and cliff jumping. Standing a towering 5-foot-0, Meghan hopes to be worn like a backpack upon becoming a tandem instructor one day.
Christie Kosecki is a junior studying animal science on a pre-vet track. She started skydiving in September of 2017 and has made over 110 jumps since. She is also a member of the Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority, serving as their Horse Show Chair. She works as both a receptionist and nurse assistant at North Windham Animal Hospital and volunteers for UConn Paws and Claws; a club which helps to raise money and volunteers for various animal shelters and organizations across the country. In her free time, Christie enjoys hiking with her dog Buddy or riding one of the UConn Morgan horses
Lia Young is a sophomore studying finance. She made her first jump on September 15, 2018 and has already made 16 jumps since. Her favorite part about skydiving is the view and people she’s met along the way. Her goal is to jump into campus for spring weekend and have 500 jumps by graduation. Lia also likes to spice things up for tandem students by giving them another rush in the landing pattern.
Alex Teskey enjoys all types of skydiving, especially crw (where you smash your fully functioning parachute into another one!). He recently got his tandem rating and has been loving every minute of it. He is a jumper at Skydive Danielson, making sure UConn Skydiving is represented at all of the CT dropzones.
Doug Hendrix is a grad student studying Materials Science and Engineering. He made his first tandem jump in September of 2011 and got licensed that following semester. He has accrued over 1600 jumps since. Doug thoroughly enjoys 4-way formation skydiving and has several medals in 4-way as well as sport accuracy. Doug hopes to be a well rounded skydiver and eventually get into other air sports. His favorite motto throughout skydiving is "If you ain't first, you're last."
Dave Gerstein is a young immigrant from Chile. He got his skydiving license a few weeks ago and has since made over 4000 jumps. His favorites activities include: frolicking in corn fields, listening to heavy metal, and being in pictures. He has been photographing for the paparazzi for the past 10 years and founded the National Geographic. He also enjoys making quirky captions on his website, www.skydivingstills.com. Dave always makes us look good skydiving, no matter what. Proof of this is from almost every picture on this site provided by Dave.