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Javier Serrano

Tunnel Instructor

Where are you from:

Raised in FL, Live in Fayetteville, NC

How long have you been a tunnel instructor:

13 years

How long have you worked at Paraclete:

5 years

What level instructor are you:


Favorite thing about working as a tunnel instructor:

Pushing people out of their comfort zone and watching them get excited when they nail a tricky move

Favorite thing about working for Paraclete:

The size of the tunnel and the students that come through here

Skydiving background:

1000 jumps

Competition background:

Indoor 2 way and 4 way dynamic, and 2 way VFS

Favorite discipline/move:

Dynamic Flip Twist

Favorite food:

A fat steak, pizza, burgers, sushi

Favorite hobby, aside from tunnel/skydiving:

Going to the beach, walking my dog, working out, spending time with my niece.

The entire staff is extraordinarily professional and gracious. They are extremely safety conscious while at the same time giving everyone as much freedom as they can safely manage. A rare combination. While we (adults) were there, our instructor also suited up and trained a 2-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl.

Jack Berry