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Welcome to Omnibits for Sunday, 4 August (Day 2)
arrived to cool zephyrs, mostly clear skies, and smiling faces in the
cafe at 7am this morning. It looks like the Cup will wrap up pretty
once it resumes in an hour.
This being my first visit to Hib, I did some walking about with my digital imagery acquisition device ...
What's this, by the parking lot?
Information display of the RAF Hibaldstow memorial. I had my fingers crossed this would be readable on the web but it looks like I didn't quite make it.
OTU stands for "Operational Training Unit", iirc from the info display.
The decayed shell of the original control tower was converted to a home in the 1970s. This is what it looks like now.
Hibaldstow has been host to more UK competitions in the last 20 years
than the rest of the country combined. Here are just a few of the event
10amNot yet finding my muse while waiting for Round 6 jumps to land, so here are more eye candy.
Wall-E, I think I found your father.
The bored waiting to board...
One of Target Skysports' Dornier Do28 jump ships. Note the tail "number"!
A few Round 6 jumps have come in over the transom, but judges have yet to start work on them.
primary activity this morning, besides waiting for Round 6 activities,
has been to transcode videos for upload to this web site. If you visit
an event's results and click on a score, you should get the mp4 file
for that jump. After today, please let us know if you find a b0rken
10:30amKate and Frank are at work at Round 6. In more shocking news, Lindsey Lohan's new movie is being ravaged by critics...
... and AAA is complete with Satori Chix running the table with 100 points in 6 rounds for a 16.7 average.
NOONThe 2013 Hibaldstow 4-Way Cup is complete!
AND THE WINNERS ARE:
Team Meteor, Rookie 3d Place
Justice for Hoops, Rookie Silver
Fly Wild, Rookie Gold
Kession, A Bronze
Entropy, A Silver
Tr4ck, A Gold
Satori Azure, AA Bronze
Mental Blox, AA Silver
4Nations, AA Gold
DWS, AAA 4th Place (Nickel?)
Eclipse, 4-Way Bronze
Raykipo, AAA Silver
Satori Chix, AAA Gold
humble and profuse thanks to Stu Ferglstein, Skydive Hibaldstow, and
Kate Charters for inviting me to Hibaldstow for the Hib 4-Way Cup. Best
wishes to you for a smashing UK Nationals in three weeks, where OmniSkore!HD will be back again!
note: I will not be here for the UK Nationals, so do not expect to see
OmniBits coverage, at least not anything from on site. Detailed
results, especially mp4 files, will not be available until after the
equipment is returned to me after the competition. -tw)