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The Sponsor Monster

The Sponsor Monster - 2015-05-21 by Annette O'Neil  new 

I crack the conversation at breakfast: I want to write an article about how the sponsorship model has changed since the beginning of airsports. I remark that I imagine ...Read Moremore

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Dean Potter and Graham Hunt Killed in Yosemite BASE Accident 
2015-05-18 by Bryn De Kocks

World reknowned extreme athlete Dean Potter was among the two people killed this weekend during a BASE jump in Yosemite Valley. Potter and Graham ...Read Moremore

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The Evolution of Jetman Dubai 
2015-05-13 by Bryn De Kocks

Jetman is going viral. The new video by XDubai on Jetman Dubai featuring Yves Rossy and Vince Reffet has seen more than 2 million viewers amazed ...Read Moremore

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Exceeding Expectations 
2015-05-12 by James La Barrie

The challenge for any business is to exceed the expectations of its customers, especially when expectations are already high. The businesses that can ...Read Moremore

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Luke Aikins Planning No-Parachute Jump From 25 000ft 
2015-05-07 by Bryn De Kocks

Skydiver, BASE Jumper and Red Bull Stratos consultant, Luke Aikins, will be making a skydive from 25 000ft later this year, with no parachute ...Read Moremore

Skydiving Today

Skydiving is one of the most popular action sports known to adrenalin and adventure seekers alike. Most "bucket list" jumpers who simply want to experience the beauty of free fall once, will get their first introduction to skydiving through a tandem jump, sometimes also called a tandem skydive. It's not uncommon for people to move straight into AFF or static line training, the two most common skydiving training progression programs for students to become fully certified as skydivers and participate in the sport on their own terms.

Skydiving activities take place around drop zones or a skydiving center, usually found at an airport where aircraft takes groups of skydivers up into the air so they can perform their jumps. Aircraft vary in type and size depending on the size of the drop zone.

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