Ernie Torres sets new World Record

This morning Ernie Torres set a new World Record for the number of pine boards broken in freefall! The previous record was 7, set by Jason David Frank, best known for his role as the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver. Ernie shattered the old record by breaking 12 boards. He was supported by Skydive Arizona, Arizona Airspeed, Arizona Arsenal, AXIS Flight School, instructors from Adventures in Skydiving and SkyVenture Arizona, and other local talent.

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(World Record Board Breaking Crew)

Screen Shot 2013-05-23 at 7.40.48 PMThe event is a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project, a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is to “honor and empower wounded warriors.”

 

 

 

Here is a quick look from my view of the jump:

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More Images by Terry Schumacher:

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