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Red Bull Aces Wingsuit Race 2014

Red Bull Aces Wingsuit Race 2014 - 2014-07-23 by Dropzone.com  new 

Andy Farrington of the United States won the worldís first Red Bull Aces Wingsuit 4 Cross Race in the skies over the central Californian town of Oakdale on Thursday, ...Read Moremore

Vector Festival 2014 - Photojournal - 2014-07-17 by Dropzone.com  

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Skydivers from around the world recently gathered to enjoy what is widely considered to be the largest summer skydiving festival in Europe. The Vector Festival is an annual event that draws attendees from all over, for a week of flying, coaching and partying; this year it was held at Skydive Empuriabrava, in ...Read Moremore

Digital or Analog Altimeter - 2014-07-14 by John Hawke  

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We all know there are some hot debates in our sport: RSL or no RSL, AAD dependency, and exit separation are well-known dead horses. Another topic certainly worthy of discussion is the choice between analog and digital altimeter displays. Asking that question will yield a variety of opinions (no surprise there) ...Read Moremore

Polish Skydiving Plane Accident Kills Eleven - 2014-07-07 by Dropzone.com  

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A plane crash near Topolůw, Poland this weekend killed eleven people and left one seriously injured. Shortly after departure from Skydive Rudniki, given the statements of witnesses on the ground, it would appear that the plane began experiencing problems, with reports of strange noises coming from the engines. ...Read Moremore

2014 Annual Patriot's Boogie - 2014-06-30 by Dropzone.com  

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Between the 5th and 6th of July, Skydive Arizona will be hosting their annual Patriot's Boogie. The Patriot's Boogie will raise money in a bid to support the Special Ops Warrior Foundation (SOWF). The SOWF, which was established in 1980 is a non-profit organization that raises money in order to provide college ...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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Max Haim - Featured Photographer (41 Photos)

Max Haim

Max Haim is an Italian skydiver and aerial photographer who began skydiving in 1999, having since made more than 9,000 jumps. He works as a professional photographer at Skydive Dubai. His favorite discipline is freefly (tracking). He is currently shooting with a full frame Canon EOS 6D, with his favorite lens being the quick Canon 50mm F1.4

Max uses a Velocity 90 canopy, vector 306...Read Moremore

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