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10 Things To Note Regarding Malfunctions - 2015-06-29 by Annette O'Neil new
If it hasn’t happened yet, it’s going to. Sure, there are skydivers with thousands of jumps who have never had to make alternate nylon plans. But don’t be fooled: your ...more
Spectra Ripcord Service Bulletin new
The Spectra Reserve Ripcord system has been in the field now for over 5 years. During that time, it has performed as expected; generating ...more
GRAVITAS - LED Wingsuit Video new
Regardless of how you feel about the sponsor giant, Redbull have continued to show what a large budget can do in terms of both stunt orchestration ...more
Swoop Challenge Round Up and Results
The best skydivers in the world had an epic day in Copenhagen taking part in the first professional freestyle skydiving contest ever held in the ...more
Swoop Style Masters at the Scalaria Air Challenge 10th Anniversary
Falling from 1,500 meters at speeds in excess of 130 kilometers per hour, this years “Swoop Style” competitors will yet again risk their lives to ...more
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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.