Skydive with Wyat Drewes – San Diego California

Posted on 08. Nov, 2016 by in Other

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November 18, 2006 – Diana Blackburn. Skydive #1460 for me was a two way freefly jump with Wyat Drewes over Skydive San Diego in Southern California. Just another beautiful sunset or darkset, as we called them, 13,000 ft above the Earth. I was wearing my camera helmet this time filming Wyat. We did some sit flying, tracking, head down, docks. Pretty sweet jump parachuting at sunset. I was engaged to Wyat at this time. We lived in Chula Vista together with our two cats. Wyat died 8 months after I filmed this. He crashed on a motorcycle. I’m really missing my Wyat right now. I’m so grateful I have so much footage of our adventures together.

For this skydive I was wearing a Bonehead skydiving camera helmet with a Sony DCR-PC5 camera with fish eye wide angle lens. This was before GoPro HD cameras existed. I’m wearing my Firefly skydiving swoop shorts. I have a Larsen & Brusgaard ProTrack. I’m jumping a Velocity Sports Infinity container system. My main canopy (parachute) is a pink 59 sqft Icarus Canopies NEOS. My reserve canopy is a 99 sqft Icarus Reserve. Music is YouTube’s free music.


My name is Diana Blackburn (aka Daredevil Girl, aka Swoop Girl). This is my YouTube channel, Daredevil Girl. I’m a relatively new youtuber. I’ve been very adventurous my entire life. In fact when I was a kid I wanted to be a stuntwoman. I’m pretty sure that ever since I was born (in 1977) I knew that I wanted to fly. I’ve had dreams of flying ever since I can remember remembering. This has led me to a living a life of no fear, going on adventures and loving anything sports and extreme!

I upload many different kinds of videos to my channel every week. Many of these videos are from over ten years ago from my travels and road trips with my late fiancé Wyat Drewes. Wyat swooped up my heart. I loved him very much. I met Wyat in 2001 when I was a beginner skydiver. In 2003 we got engaged when he proposed to me at the bottom of a 1,700 ft waterfall on Maui. Wyat died in a motorcycle accident August 10, 2007 in San Diego, California. I miss him terribly every day. He was my best friend and a kindred spirit. I only date women now, Emily my girlfriend, exclusively. Sorry guys, I’m happily a lesbian.

I have a variety of original content. Videos you will see on my channel are mostly of me on adventures and doing things such as skydiving, speed flying, ground launching, paragliding, shark diving, snorkeling, base jumping, swooping, canopy piloting, skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing, speed riding, parkour, free running, getting tattoos, cliff diving, jumping off roofs, jumping off piers, zorbing, jumping off waterfalls, Hawaii travel, boxing, fighting, arm wrestling, knife wielding, shooting guns (shotgun is my favorite), punching bag, MMA, working out, doing push ups, doing hand stands, swimming, rock climbing, bouldering, rappelling, fishing, whitewater river rafting, hiking, camping, landscaping, zip lining, stand up paddle boarding (SUP), slam dancing and partying. I love to jump out of airplanes, but I REALLY love to jump out of helicopters!

I post a lot of cute and funny cat and kitten videos as well as videos of dogs, raccoons and other animals. Sometimes I post funny cute babies and kids. I also post videos of cooking, baking tips and survival tips. I post videos of my musician friends playing drums, guitars and singing (when they let me).

So come and check out more of this female daredevil in action. I hope you enjoy the show! If you do, please subscribe to my channel. Thank you YouTube fans and subscribers. I love you! Even the trolls, I even have love for the trolls! 2016 YouTube Queen and then onto my dream of becoming a YouTube millionaire! Help me realize this dream by sharing, commenting and liking my videos. Thank you! Love and light!

~ Diana Blackburn (Daredevil Girl)

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