formations in what skydivers refer to as a "dirt dive." Pilot Stephen Lyng. Photo courtesy of Henry Stone.
business proposition--hand over three dol-
lars; we take you up and push you out, and
the thrill of the jump is all yours.
emanating from the corrugated metal. His
head was thrown back and his wire-rimmed
aviator shades pointed at the sky, watching a
jumper, a large dome of dark fabric overhead,
a jellyfish, falling back to Earth. "He's too far
"I haven't said yes."
Mike rubbed at the back of his neck. "Three
"Three and a half. Feels like ten." It was
He's too far east, like I said."
"If the kid lands on that hard pan, he'll