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1st FAI World Cup of Wingsuit Performance Flying - 2015-03-24 by Dropzone.com

1st FAI World Cup of Wingsuit Performance Flying This year the stars aligned to bring the right people to the right place at the right time. The result was official FAI recognition of Wingsuit Competition for Performance and Acrobatics disciplines. Then without any loss of momentum, the announcement of the 1st FAI World ...

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Squirrel Aura 2 Pre-Orders and Teaser - 2015-03-20 by Dropzone.com

Squirrel Aura 2 Pre-Orders and Teaser The latest addition to the Squirrel inventory has been made available for pre-order this week. The Aura 2 will be the successor to the originally Aura suit, which saw favourable reviews and quickly established itself as a popular BASE jumping suit.

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Skydiver Suffers Seizure During AFF Jump - 2015-03-01 by Dropzone.com

Skydiver Suffers Seizure During AFF Jump Christopher Jones, a 22 year old from Perth, Australia - has found himself in the spotlight of news agencies over the past 24 hours. On 1 March 2015, Christopher uploaded a video to Youtube of him suffering a seizure during his 5th level of AFF training at WA Skydiving...

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Inches From Death - Near Plane Collision - 2015-02-10 by Dropzone.com

Inches From Death - Near Plane Collision Despite having occurred late last year, a recently uploaded Youtube video showing an extremely close encounter between tandem instructor and passenger and the jumpship they just exited from, has gone viral. The 4 minute long video (including editing) was shot in October...

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The 12th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration Boogie - 2015-02-04 by Dropzone.com

The 12th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration Boogie The St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Boogie is one of the few stand alone, off DZ, events left. It was born from the original idea Chris Spence had for a backyard boogie, originally held in Bolingbroke,Ga for several years on New Year’s and July 4th. Spence had access to a...

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WindGames 2015 Results - 2015-01-27 by Dropzone.com

WindGames 2015 Results This weekend saw the first large indoor skydiving competition of the year kick off, with the 2015 WindGames. The event which ran from the 23rd to 24th of January, was held at the Windoor tunnel, located at Empuriabrava. There were over 30 teams from around the world...

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Niklas Hemlin - Breaking Boundaries - 2015-01-20 by Melissa Lowe

Niklas Hemlin - Breaking Boundaries Niklas Hemlin of Arizona Airspeed ventured out with a goal in mind and captured his first World Record - but not in belly flying, in the new category, Head Up. Not many long-term and committed belly flyers transition over to freeflying later in their skydiving careers....

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Sony Announce Two New Action Cams - 2015-01-14 by Dropzone.com

Sony Announce Two New Action Cams Sony have started off the first quarter of 2015 with a couple of action camera announcements that are likely to excite fans of the Sony series. At CES 2015, which was hosted last week, Sony unveiled two new models of action cameras, venturing into the 4k action cam market.

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12 Skydivers and Pilot Survive Plane Crash - 2015-01-08 by Dropzone.com

12 Skydivers and Pilot Survive Plane Crash A group of tandem skydivers, as well as a pilot managed to come out alive after a near disaster over Lake Taupo in New Zealand this week. Media sources reported on Wednesday that a group of 6 tandem instructors along with 6 clients were looking to perform jumps at Skydive...

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