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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 16, 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba A2 DIGEST INDEX LOCAL CANADA EDITORIALS A10 FOCUS A11 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR A11 BUSINESS STOCKS B9 FAMILY NOTICES In Memoriums C8 CLASSIFIED 09 JUMBLE C11 DIVERSIONS Ann Landers D3 COMICS D2 SPORTS RECORD ENTERTAINMENT D1 MOVIES D9 PRIME TIME TV D12 WEATHER D12 DEATHS Leonard of Fisher River Cree husband of Alice Hilda widow of Guy LAbbe Joseph Emilius Anaclet widow of John Gal Betty Gladys of Pilot Roger of husband of Therese Marilyn Rupert Glenn Norman Phyllis wife of Claire Mof Zelly of wife Of James William husband of Natalie of wife of John husband of Lillian Sta Theodore Clayton husband of Betty husband of Sue I Classified Death Notices C8 in LOTTERIES PICK 3 Winning number yesterday was LOTTO Winning numbers Wednesday were and Bonus number was The jackpot of was won by 1 8 winners in the 5 out of 6 bonus number category win 253 winners in the 5 out of 6 category win winners in the 4 out of 6 category win winners in the 3 out of 6 category win Tomorrows jackpot is estimated at THE PLUS Winning number Wednesday for the main prize of was WESTERN Winning numbers Wednesday were 35 and Bonus number was The jackpot of was not There were no winners in the 5 out of 6 bonus number 7 win ners in the 5 out of 6 category win 595 winners in the 4 out of 6 category win winners in the 3 out of 6 category win HOW TO REACH US Winnipeg Free Press 1355 Mountain Avenue Manitoba R2X 3B6 Switchboard 6977000 T CIRCULATION City delivery 6977001 [email protected] T ADVERTISING Classified 6977100 [email protected] Display 6977122 [email protected] T EDITORIAL Newsroom 6977230 Newsroom Fax 6977412 Photo Desk 6977304 Sports Desk 6977285 Entertainment 6977234 Business News 6977235 Reader Feedback 6977293 City Desk [email protected] Letters to the Editor [email protected] T PHOTO REPRINTS To order reprints 6977063 T ALL DEPARTMENTS From Manitoba outside Winnipeg 18005428900 V DIRECTORS PUBLISHER Rudy Redekop 6977362 EDITOR Nicholas Hirst 6977295 DIRECTOR OF CIRCULATION Harry Brown 6977359 DIRECTOR OF ADVERTISING MARKETING Laurie Finley 6977164 DIRECTOR OF FINANCE Dan Kosnowski 6977425 DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES Don Dufort 6977358 DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY Glenn Williams 6977045 CANADA POST SALES AGREEMENT 0563595 Recycled newsprint is used in the production of this Please Skydiving continued from page A1 Judges skydiving safety recommendations In a sport fraught with where its participants put their life at risk with each steps must be taken by the CSPA and the government of Canada to minimize that Meyers wrote in his 11page The other alternative is for govern ment to ban skydiving as sport and to limit it to the Canadian the association can suspend clubs that dont follow its but it is powerless to revoke their member ship or prevent thrillseekers from tak ing to the Meyers has no authority to force any but he encouraged government and skydiving officials to act on his find ings so that Futross death doesnt become just another unfortunate They definitely have to regulate because right now they dont Mow their own parents like us will lose more said Randys Ernie Transport Canada spokesman Peter Coyles said the department received the inquest report late yesterday and wont be in a position to comment until it has reviewed Coyles said the department is putting in place a regulation that will require parachuting companies to com ply with the standards of a recognized sport parachuting Coyles was unable to say yesterday which orga nization would set that Two years a Calgary judge who looked into another skydiving death also recommended national rec ommendations so far Tom president of the CSPA in could not be reached for but Kit the past president of the Brandon Sport Para chuting flatly rejected a ban last Regulation might be the only way to curb reckless skydivers who ignore CSPA safety he Its only going to save your life to fol low the Dauphinais You fol low the rules because you dont have time to play During the court was told Futros lost altitude awareness during his jump and that he and his partner Robert owner of the Win nipeg Skydiving failed to take the most basic safety Neither was wearing an altimeter Provincial court Judge Ronald Meyers has recommended the federal govern ment make it mandatory for all skydiv ing centre operators to ensure 1 A safety check of all gear is received by all skydivers before boarding the air 2 All skydivers who board the aircraft wear at least one functioning and visually accessible altimeter capable of accurately indicating 3 When performing a group each skydiver wears a functioning chestmounted altimeter visible to the other 4 All skydivers wear a func tioning altitude activation which automatically deploys a parachute at a preset a skydiver hasnt made a jump within the past 90 a refresher a device that lets jumpers know how far they are from the ground and they had turned off a device that automati cally activates their parachute at a cer tain Hutchinson managed to survive the jump with a hard landing by pulling his parachute cord only 150 metres from the a dangerously low a University of Manitoba engi neering had just started to deploy his parachute when he struck the He died Meyers singled out Hutchinson for failing to ensure Futros was fit to During the Hutchinson admit ted to breaking CSPA guidelines during more than half of his By accepting as gospel the philoso phy of skydiving as taught by its owner operator Futros was destined to throw caution to the wind and roll the proverbial dice in his skydiving ambi Meyers On May this gamble failed Westwood continued from page A1 course must be 6 All group jumps will be choreo graphed and the altitude at which they will be performed will be filed prior to boarding the 7 The senior jumper on a flight will be designated jumpmaster and shall be responsible for the supervision and dispatching of a planeload of 8 All incident reports must be forward ed to the federal minister of transport for the purpose of conducting an inves Meyers has also recommended the Canadian Sport Parachuting Association continue its participation in the Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory which has been active in proposing amendments to the Aeronautics Act to the minister of trans Meyers said who had made more than 100 jumps in total but was making only in his second of that subscribed to blind faith or hero wor ship of Hutchinson rather than to rec ognized safety The action and inaction of Hutchin son on that leads one to question not only his genuineness as a friend of the but his competence as an instructor of the sport of said Hutchinson had not read the inquest findings when reached at his Gimli home yesterday and declined to His George said Hutchin son is devastated by the inquest find He has to live with the fact he saw a friend die in front of Derwin He said he believes Meyers has unfair ly blamed his client for the More than Canadian skydivers made an estimated jumps last year with no a CSPA spokes woman said the former kickboxer and toughman stood in the centre of the ring while Westwood danced around the as the final bell he pushed Westwood out of I was yelling at Fight me you But he wouldnt do he stayed away from Hughes Thats why I pushed him at the I was I knew it was the end of the fight and I didnt do what I came to After I calmed I lifted him and told Good It takes a brave man to get in the Were all being hard on him because we dont like guys jumping in that but it takes a brave man to jump in especially with an ugly looking guy like Hughes also said afterward he felt he had let the boxing community Chad Brisson the local lightweight came over to me and What the hell are you doing We expected something from you said I was expecting to beat him up a lot worse but I couldnt catch He fought better than I thought hed to tell you the But he Thats not a good you come to you dont come to He had more than Westwood just fantastic I thought he He was throwing his hands straight which surprised me because I expected a lot more wild hay makers and he would have been open for I really wanted to lay a lot more of a licking on him so I am Im Everybody I know in boxing was expecting me to lay a licking on said this might not be his only Hell take a few days to recover and then consider whether he wants to go through the gru elling training I felt exactly the same way I did before a big game in I enjoyed It was a nine out of a 10 as far as expe rience It was just Stray horses put semi driver in ditch TOO much hprsepower forced a semi driver off the road last Oakbank RCMP said a man was driving along Highway near about when he came upon some horses standing in the middle of the He swerved into the ditch to avoid hitting but managed to keep his rig Police said he was taken to the hos pital in Beausejour with minor It wasnt clear last night how many horses were on the but it was more than And the semi 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