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Dropzone.com partners with Skydive Radio

By sangiro on 2006-03-21

Dropzone.com and Skydive Radio partner to stream the world's first skydiving podcast directly from the web.

Cape Town (South Africa), March 21, 2006 - Dropzone.com, an interactive online skydiving community, and Skydive Radio, creators of the worlds first skydiving podcast today announced their partnership to stream Skydive Radio shows directly to Dropzone.com visitors.

"Our partnership with Skydive Radio is another step towards bringing rich content to our members and continues to solidify our position as the premier provider of skydiving related information and entertainment online" says Willem Grobler, founder of Dropzone.com. "Dave, Stump and Cory at Skydive Radio have done an excellent job at creating a weekly show that's both informative and entertaining. From the perspective of the online skydiving community, the launch of Skydive Radio is certainly one of the most dynamic and unique developments to happen over the last few years and we're happy to be able to bring this content to our visitors."

Dropzone.com visitors are able to play the most recent Skydive Radio show directly from the Dropzone.com home page. Alternatively they can launch a "media player" loaded with all the weekly shows from the past. Visitors can select which shows to listen to in the background while continuing to browse and use the other features on Dropzone.com.

"We're very excited about the new partnership with Dropzone.com" says Dave Schwartz, co-founder of Skydive Radio. "They are the leader in the online skydiving community and we couldn't have asked for a better partner to help us grow our listener base." Skydive Radio currently has about 2000 listeners worldwide and hopes to push that number to 5000 by the end of 2006.

As part of the partnership launch Dropzone.com and Skydive Radio is running a raffle where one lucky Dropzone.com Premier Member will win a 30 GB Apple iPod with Video Playback!

About Dropzone.com

Dropzone.com is the single best source for skydiving information. With more than 50,000 registered members, it serves as an online community destination for skydivers all over the world. Dropzone.com offers a wide range of online skydiving features and services. These include an active discussion forum with more than 2 million posts, an extensive gear database with thousands of member-submitted reviews, a unique dropzone finder to help locate places to jump, safety and training articles, classified ads, an events calendar and more than 15,000 skydiving photos and images. More information about Dropzone.com can be found at www.dropzone.com.

About Skydive Radio

Skydive Radio is the worlds first podcast strictly dedicated to the sport of skydiving. Anyone with a computer and a connection to the internet can listen to the weekly shows. Discussions cover a wide variety of topics ranging from news, events, dropzones, policies, memorable jumps, skydiving history, and any other hot topic related to skydiving. Well known skydivers in all disciplines of the sport often feature as guests on the show. Recent guests include the likes of: Brian Germain, Bill Booth, BJ Worth and USPA President Glenn Bangs. More information about Skydive Radio can be found at www.skydiveradio.com.




By sangiro on 2006-03-21 | Last Modified on 2012-10-19

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