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Flanders Boogie 2017: World Class Organizers, Cheap Jumps and Belgian Summer

Flanders Boogie 2017: World Class Organizers, Cheap Jumps and Belgian Summer - 2017-09-13 by Damian Alvarez  new 

What do Belgian beers and boogies have in common? Greatness. If you haven't combined both yet, you are missing out. Last chance was at end of July, in Moorsele (west ...Read Moremore

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Know Your Gear: Harness and Container Systems Part 2 
2017-09-07 by Damian Alvarez

During part 1 we described the different parts of a skydiving harness and the materials used on it. On the second part we are a bit more practical. ...Read Moremore

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Insights in Head Up Records - Interview with Fly Warriors 
2017-08-21 by Damian Alvarez

Last June a new European head up record was set. 43 skydivers (plus 2 cameramen) in the sky of Empuriabrava broke the previous 21-way record. Fly ...Read Moremore

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Itís Not Your Imagination. Skydiving Actually Changes the Shape of Time 
2017-08-16 by Annette O'Neil

"We live longer in three seconds than some people live their entire lives." That's one of my favorite quotes from a fellow BASE jumper, and it was at ...Read Moremore

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Wingsuit Progression 
2017-08-07 by Andrew Goodfellow

Skydiving today is rife with would-be wingsuit pilots. Ask any number of new jumpers what discipline they want to pursue, and more than likely youíll ...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.