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Introducing The Squirrel Snatch BASE Pilot Chute - 2014-10-10 by Dropzone.com

Introducing The Squirrel Snatch BASE Pilot Chute The Squirrel Snatch is a revolutionary new product that sees the first BASE targeted development of a toroidal design for a pilot chute. Although the design has been used extensively in the development of non-sport parachutes for over 40 years, until now it's never been...

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The 2014 Halloween Boogie Roundup - 2014-10-06 by Dropzone.com

The 2014 Halloween Boogie Roundup It's almost that time of the year again - where cats, nurses, witches and more jump out of aeroplanes during the many annual Halloween boogies. The halloween boogies are often considered to be some of the most enjoyable and memorable events of the year, so make sure you...

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GoPro Hero 4 - Release Date and Specs Revealed - 2014-09-29 by Bryn De Kocks

GoPro Hero 4 - Release Date and Specs Revealed GoPro have announced the specs and release date for the highly anticipated Hero 4 action camera, which will come in three models. The new series of GoPros are scheduled for release around the middle of October this year, and will feature the standard GoPro Hero 4, a GoPro...

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2014 USPA Nationals - A Weekender’s Perspective - 2014-09-24 by Krisanne Combs

2014 USPA Nationals - A Weekender’s Perspective This was my 4th year at USPA Nationals (and my 3rd at Skydive Chicago), so when I rolled up to Skydive Chicago on September 12, the day before 4-way FS was scheduled to start, I knew the drill. Get there early in the day before the registration lines get too long. Receive...

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New Sony Action Camera Goes Mini - 2014-09-12 by Dropzone.com

New Sony Action Camera Goes Mini Sony has unveiled its latest action camera which focuses on reducing size. The Sony Action Cam Mini (HDR-AZ1VR) was announced earlier this month at the IFA 2014 electronics show in Germany. While Sony's action cameras have always been small, the electronic giant decided...

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Two New Suits from Squirrel - 2014-08-12 by Dropzone.com

Two New Suits from Squirrel Squirrel have recently released two new products to their wingsuit inventory, with an entry level wingsuit called the Hatch and an advanced wingsuit called the Colugo 2. The Colugo 2 was announced for release in June, but was delayed until the Redbull Aces event, which saw...

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Midwest skydivers reunion set for Labor Day Weekend - 2014-08-04 by admin

Midwest skydivers reunion set for Labor Day Weekend The Midwest Skydivers Reunion, a group of competitive teams from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin that were actively competing in the '70s and '80s will be held Labor Day Weekend, August 29 - September 1, at Midwest Freefall Skydiving in Ray, Michigan. All...

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Around The Bonfire - Share Your Stories - 2014-07-29 by Dropzone.com

Around The Bonfire - Share Your Stories Melissa (Nelson) Lowe and Barry Williams are collecting skydiving stories of the past to create a book called, “Around the Bonfire – skydiving stories from the 1950s-1980s.” We know we’ve lost many influential skydivers of the past, so we were inspired to preserve the...

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Red Bull Aces Wingsuit Race 2014 - 2014-07-23 by Dropzone.com

Red Bull Aces Wingsuit Race 2014 Andy Farrington of the United States won the world’s first Red Bull Aces Wingsuit 4 Cross Race in the skies over the central Californian town of Oakdale on Thursday, flying at speeds of up to 135 miles per hour (217 km per hour) and beating three other rivals in the final...

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