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11.5secman  (A 39536)

Mar 28, 2007, 11:38 PM
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hey all

does anyone know where i can get statistics on fatalites vs # of jumps made per year
like you have a 1 in 10000 chance in dieing in a car wreck type info

cheers
k


CanuckInUSA  (D 26396)

Mar 28, 2007, 11:47 PM
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Don't quote me, but I seem to remember hearing something along the line of 1 out of every 100,000 jumps ends in a fatality. But that includes all jumps tandems, students, work jumps, training jumps and fun jumps. Oh and I'm much more likely to meet my maker in this sport then you are since I am much more likely to take chances that you wouldn't. Damn the curse of holding a "D" license. Angelic

But rest assured. There is a 100% probability that your life on this planet as we know it will end one day. But I'm sure you already knew that.


(This post was edited by CanuckInUSA on Mar 28, 2007, 11:58 PM)


11.5secman  (A 39536)

Mar 28, 2007, 11:50 PM
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thanks i had a discussion with a non jumper and just want some facts for my case


tombuch  (D 8514)

Mar 29, 2007, 4:27 AM
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See article 7 "Skydiving Risk" at http://theblueskyranch.com/STA.php


phoenixlpr  (D 3049)

Mar 29, 2007, 4:48 AM
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You have lots of excellent articles there! Cool


kelpdiver  (B 7)

Mar 29, 2007, 10:30 AM
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thanks i had a discussion with a non jumper and just want some facts for my case

that sort of debate is rarely about facts, usually driven by emotion. Save the trouble and buy a pitcher of beer.


aguila  (B 1009)

Mar 29, 2007, 11:19 AM
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See article 7 "Skydiving Risk" at http://theblueskyranch.com/STA.php

Excellent articles. Thanks for sharing the URL!


pfloyd  (A License)

Mar 29, 2007, 12:31 PM
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Very nice articles, glad you guys post this info!



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