Siblings turning new sport upside down

Updated: May 28, 2010, 12:56 PM ET
By Lynn DeBruin | Special to Page 2

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- Combined, they probably didn't weigh 150 pounds.

So when Justin and Kayla Tinucci arrived at their first "Throw Down the Gauntlet" competition in Arizona, the reaction wasn't surprising:

"We're competing against a bunch of kids?" their competitors wondered.

Yet as the skydiving world soon discovered, size doesn't matter. Neither does age.

Then just 8 and 11, respectively, the brother-and-sister act from Colorado ...

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