Steve Lefkowitz

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Personal Details

 

Position: Outside Center
Email: steve@rhythmskydiving.com

From: Chicago, IL / Sebastian, FL
Hometown: Ardsley, NY
Birthday: May 27
First jump: March 2005
# Jumps: 12,000+
Tunnel Time: Hundreds of hours
Gear: Javelin Odyssey X, Sabre2 97, Optimum 113, Cypres2, TonySuit, Pro-Track, Viso, Kiss Helmet
Former teams: CSC Rubicon (2006)
Skydiving Influences: Chromy, Kirk Verner, Shannon Pilcher, many others
Hobbies / Activities: Running, traveling, eating, reading, thinking about where I'm going to eat, Go, etch-a-sketch, dancing with the stars
Occupation: Skydiver
Education Degree: MIT (BS in Chemical Engineering), Ardsley High School

How I got into Skydiving: JaNette convinced me to get in the Orlando wind tunnel
What I like best about 4-way: I love flying hard and fast and I love competition. The challenge to your focus, attitude, agility, stamina, teamwork, coordination and communication is very rewarding.
Favorite moments with the team: In the landing area, giving the thumbs up to my teammates, and getting a smile and a thumbs up back.
Favorite Movie: My Blue Heaven
Outside of Skydiving, one day I hope to: Have a great family, run 5ks again, get good at the tenor sax 

Competition History

  • 2019: SDC Rhythm XP - 1st Place USPA Nationals 4 way, 1st Place 16 way, 1st Place 10 way, Overall FS Gold Medal, 2nd Place World Cup 4way, 3rd Place World Cup 8way
  • 2019: XP8 - 1st Place USPA Nationals 8 way
  • 2019: XP8 - 1st place World Indoor Championships 8 way challenge 
  • 2019: XP8 - 1st place US Indoor Nationals 8 way 
  • 2019: SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd Place US Indoor Nationals 4 way 
  • 2018: SDC Rhythm XP - USPA Nationals 2nd place Open 4way, 1st place 16 way, Overall FS Gold Medal
  • 2018: XP8: 1st Place Open 8 way
  • 2017:SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd Place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2017: SDC Rhythm XP - 3rd Place FS World Cup, Saarlouis, Germany
  • 2016: SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2015: SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2015: SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd place Bedford World Challenge
  • 2014: SDC Rhythm XP - 3rd place Dubai International Parachuting Championships
  • 2014: SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2013: SDC Rhythm XP - 3rd place 4th Dubai International Parachuting Championships
  • 2013: SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2012: SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd place World Indoor Skydiving Championships, Singapore
  • 2012: SDC Rhythm XP - 2nd place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2011: SDC Rhythm XP - 3rd place 3rd Dubai International Parachuting Championships
  • 2011: SDC Rhythm XP - 4th place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2010: SDC Rhythm XP - 5th place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2009: SDC Rhythm XP - 6th place USPA Nationals Open
  • 2008: CSC Rhythm XP - 1st place USPA Nationals Adavanced
  • 2008: CSC Rhythm XP - 1st place Midwest Skydiving League AAA
  • 2007: CSC Rhythm - 3rd place USPA Nationals Advanced
  • 2007: CSC Rhythm - 1st place Midwest Skydiving League AAA
  • 2006: CSC Rubicon