That concludes another step in the journey! Taking home the title of the new Australian Freestyle Champion.

The biggest thank you for those who held fast when it wasn’t all smiles and laughter and seemed like it was all falling apart through the tears, blood, injuries and struggles.

Another big thank you to all the sponsors who have supported the vision thus far, thank you for believing in me. iFLY Indoor Skydiving LVN TonflySkyhelmets Devika

Thank you to the coaches who inspired the passion and continue to drive the dream Dave Hyndman Inka Tiitto Mason Corby

It’s exciting to see the rapid development of the sport within Australia and more importantly the level of support and sportsmanship that everyone has been giving to fellow flyers across the country.

For those who are about to embark on their own journey note that “when you consider doing something that you truely love and are invested in, you are going to feel an influx of fear, mostly because it will involve being vulnerable. Bad feelings should not be interpreted as deterrents. They are indicators that you are doing something frightening and worthwhile. Fear = Interest.”

 Thank you Atawhai Charteris for the smooth video edit!

I look forward to seeing you in the wind and meeting you in one of my classes or coaching sessions at iFLY Downunder.

Elise Brown is an indoor skydiving instructor and tunnel athlete passionate about health, lifestyle, fitness and the art of freestyle flight. You can fly or coach with Elise at iFLY Downunder in Sydney www.ifly.com.au

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