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The Misty Blues: 100% Female (and 100% Badass) Since 1984

The Misty Blues: 100% Female (and 100% Badass) Since 1984 - 2018-09-20 by Annette O'Neil  new 

Guess what? Thereís been an all-female demo team kicking ass and taking names since the 1980s. Maybe youíre as surprised to learn about them as I was--or maybe youíre ...Read Moremore

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What You Need to Know About Opioids (Preferably, Before Youíre In The Hospital) 
2018-08-24 by Annette O'Neil

If you huck yourself out of aircraft for fun, you already know that it doesnít always go according to plan. It follows that there are a couple of ...Read Moremore

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The Last Frontier 
2018-06-26 by Annette O'Neil

When I grapple my way out onto to the float, I notice two things immediately. First: Itís impossible to maintain a relaxed attitude while sitting on ...Read Moremore

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How Cognitive Bias Is Messing With Your Skydiving 
2018-06-05 by Annette O'Neil

Uncertainty is a foundational element of skydiving, and managing that uncertainty is one of our most important responsibilities in the sport. Right? ...Read Moremore

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Reviewing Vertical's Viper Elite 
2018-05-22 by Joel Strickland

The simple truth is there are a lot of ways to fly your body. Our sport is divided by both line-in-the-sand disciplinary boundaries, such as ...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.