Rhys Kempen

Rhys

Team / Company Name NZ CP Team

Location Dubai

  • Main Canopy
    NZ Aerosports Icarus Petra 64, Leia 69
  • Container
    Vector
  • Reserve Canopy
    Optimum 126
  • Helmet
    G3
  • Jumpsuit
    GLH Systems
  • Altimeter
    Viso and Optima
  • Rhys likes to assist others with knowledge passed down to him from other great swoopers, present and past, to assist strong positive growth canopy piloting. Breaking down each individual aspect to assess where improvements can be made, progression can be improved significantly and he loves to watch that happen. 

  • Age
    42
  • Nationality
    New Zealand
  • Total Jumps
    12,500+
  • Home DZ
    Dubai
  • Occupation
    Skydiver
  • Hobbies
    Skateboarding, Slackline, RC planes
  • License / Ratings
    Tandem, AFF, Rigger.
  • RW/FS
    200
  • Hops-n-Pops
    1300
  • Camera
    5000
  • Tandems
    4500
  • Freefly
    400
  • Coaching
    150
  • Cutaways
    8
  • Canopy Progression

    Maveric 200 (800) Heatwave 120 (1000) Crossfire 109 (2000) FX 99 (300) JVX 84 (700) JVX 79 (1000) JVX 74 (1000) JPX Petra 69 (250) JPX Petra 66 (250) Leia 69 (current) JPX Petra 64 (current)

  • Skydiving Competitions and Records

    CP World Championships Canada 2016

    Swoop Challenge 2016

    Pink Open Klatovy 2015

    DISL 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons

    World Championships Dubai 2012

    Aussie Nationals 2010 and 2013 

    DIPC 2010 and 2011

    World Championships France 2008 

    World Cup Russia 2007

    World Championships Germany 2006 

    NZ Nationals 2005