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World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Wrap Up - 2016-09-23 by Joel Strickland new
As the 2016 Mondial draws to a close it has got me thinking about what competitive skydiving means to our community as a whole. Most of the world has little or no idea ...more
You Know Nothing About Seatbelts - Part 1 new
If you look at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports, online forums and the world’s newspaper reports, you’ll notice something ...more
World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Day 4 Update
As a competitor you are acutely aware of how well you are doing, your personal battles and what is going on directly above and below in your table. ...more
World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Introduction
There is much to love about spending time in America. For every little chuckle outsiders have about the way they do things here there is a cultural ...more
How To Tube: A Guide To Getting The Most From Your Tunnel Sessions
A tunnel coach and a tunnel instructor are different things. This can be confusing as they may look the same, sound the same, perhaps wear the same ...more
Lukasz Szymanski - Featured Photographer (63 Photos)
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.