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The Secret of Banana Hammock - 2018-08-06 by Annette O'Neil

The Secret of Banana Hammock It starts like a bad joke: a Californian (Kenny Beach), an Italian (Alessandro “Alex” Struppa) and a Frenchman (Lawrence De Laubadere) walk into a skydiving competition... “Our team name was Banana Hammock,” Kenny grins. “We decided that while we were drunk ice skating.”

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The Last Frontier - 2018-06-26 by Annette O'Neil

The Last Frontier When I grapple my way out onto to the float, I notice two things immediately. First: It’s impossible to maintain a relaxed attitude while sitting on the pontoon of a floatplane in full flight. My mental image of myself doing this is going to take a major revision in the...

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Reviewing Vertical's Viper Elite - 2018-05-22 by Joel Strickland

Reviewing Vertical's Viper Elite The simple truth is there are a lot of ways to fly your body. Our sport is divided by both line-in-the-sand disciplinary boundaries, such as wether-or-not you require booties and grippers to ply your trade - but also on macro levels inside sub-disciplines that have evolved...

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The Power of the Flare - 2017-05-17 by Bryn De Kocks

The Power of the Flare Watch these wingsuit pilots show you just how much altitude can be gained in today's modern wingsuits. The Squirrel team take to Moab, Utah to illustrate that wingsuits can do more than just reduce your rate of descent.

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Para Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog #81 - 2016-12-02 by Dropzone.com

Para Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog #81 Para Gear is interested in photographic submissions that you may have for the 2017 - 2018 Para Gear Catalog #81. We have taken the time to briefly describe the format and certain criteria that we look for, in order to help you to see if you have something worth submitting....

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Skydiving Gift Ideas for Christmas 2016 - 2016-12-01 by Dropzone.com

Skydiving Gift Ideas for Christmas 2016 It's that time of the year again, where we pull out the credit card and bite the bullet to bring some festive joy to our friends and family. But we've spoken to the guys over at Para Gear and ChutingStar and had them send us over some options for Christmas gifts that will...

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ChutingStar Boogie Schedule - 2016-05-30 by Dropzone.com

ChutingStar Boogie Schedule The ChutingStar Boogie Shop had become a dependable presence at many boogies over the past several years, but took 2015 off to focus on new crew members, the DeLand shop move and our new web site.

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Jump Plane Crashes Near Lodi - 2016-05-12 by Dropzone.com

Jump Plane Crashes Near Lodi A Cessna 208 was left upside down in a field just off Jahant Road, near Lodi Airport on Thursday 12 May when the aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing.

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Sandstorm Scrambles Results - 2016-03-15 by Inflight Dubai

Sandstorm Scrambles Results New Zealand’s Mason Holden and Flying Finn Toni Sulankivi blew away the best of the UAE’s indoor skydivers to win the Dynamic 2-Way category in the annual SandStorm Scrambles event at Inflight Dubai.

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