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Petra Project Episode II: Looking for Leia

Petra Project Episode II: Looking for Leia new 

2014-04-22 by NZ Aerosports

After bringing Petra to the CP competition scene three years ago, we have had many more orders than we could reasonably deal with. Everyone wanted one! But as I was ...Read Moremore

Wind Tunnel Listings Added to Dropzone.com - 2014-04-14 by Dropzone.com  

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We would like to introduce the latest addition to Dropzone.com, our wind tunnel listings! We’ve been working hard at gathering information on all the active indoor skydiving venues from around the world, resulting ...Read Moremore

World Team Fails to Break Record - 2014-04-04 by Dropzone.com  

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Training jumps began already on Friday, March 28 when warm weather and a light breeze offered the jumpers near perfect conditions for the first day of training. The first training jumps consisted of 4 groups of ...Read Moremore

Ernesto Gainza Aims to Break Record By Landing Smallest Parachute - 2014-04-03 by admin  

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Extreme Canopy Flight (XCF) is Skydive Dubai’s vision of making skydiving history by setting new limits for human flight by breaking the Guinness World Record for the smallest parachute jump. With the support of ...Read Moremore

History of Women in Skydiving - 2014-03-31 by Naomi Bolton  

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In celebration of women’s history month we decided to take a look at the role of women in the history of skydiving. Although only about 20 percent of all skydivers are female, women have been there right from the ...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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Andrey Veselov - Featured Photographer (73 Photos)

Andrey Veselov

Andrey Veselov started skydiving in Russian Airborne Army in 1983. Almost at the same time he began to take air photos (though at the time he could only use his camera under the landing canopy). After two years in Army, he continued jumping at Moscow Aeroclub and shortly after was invited to the Russian National Formation Skydiving Team as a ground video man. However, his dream was to do free...Read Moremore

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2014-04-24 Team Ripcord POPS World Record
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