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General Resume

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  • BGI, dba Germain Seminars and Workshops
    • Keynote Speaker
    • Workshop leader
    • Life Coach
  • Adventure Wisdom, LLC: (2011-Present)
    • Parachuting Aerodynamics and Safety Courses
    • Adrenalin Management Courses
  • Big Air Sportz, Inc. (2000-Present)
    • Head of Research and Development
    • Manufaturing Engineer: Signature Series Parachutes
    • Parachute Designer/Test Pilot
    • Parachuting Education: Flight Safety Courses
  • Expert Witness:
    • Mills vs. Skydive Arizona, 2012
    • Estate of Sierra Thomas v CIMSA et al., 2013
  • United States Parachute Association (2011-Present)
    • Safety and Training Advisor
  • Aerodyne Research, Inc. (2010-Present)
    • Freelance Parachute Designer/Test Pilot
  • Civilian Parachuting Expert Instructor (2009-Present)
    • US Special Operations Command (Various SpecOps Units)
  • X-Games Competitor (1995-1997)
    • World Champion: Freefly Skydiving Monterey, CA
  • Owner/Founder: Vermont Skydiving Adventures, Addison, Vermont (1991-1997)
  • Owner: Malone Parachute Center, Plattsburg, New York (1987-Present)
  • FAA Senior Parachute Rigger (1988-Present)
  • 14,000+ Parachute Jumps 27 Years Experience


  • "Airlocks" US Patent # 5,573,207 "Valve Apparatus for Ram Air Wings"
  • "Slider-Silencer": collapsible slider mechanism
  • "Slox": Riser-slider locking mechanism
  • Parachute Designs: Jedei, Genesis, Samurai, Lotus, Sensei, Rebel


  • Transcending Fear: (The Psychology of Adrenalin)
  • The Parachute and its Pilot: (Parachute Aerodynamics Textbook)
  • Vertical Journey: (Skydiving Instructional Book and DVD)
  • Greenlight Your Life: (Inspirational Psychology book)
  • Parachute Owners’ Manuals: Air Time Designs, Big Air Sportz, Precision
  • Numerous articles on Parachute Safety and Adrenalin Management


  • B.A. Psychology, University of Vermont (1985-1991)
  • M. A. Contemplative Psychotherapy, Naropa University (1998-Present)


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