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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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Polish Skydiving Plane Accident Kills Eleven - 2014-07-07 by Dropzone.com

Polish Skydiving Plane Accident Kills Eleven A plane crash near Topolów, Poland this weekend killed eleven people and left one seriously injured. Shortly after departure from Skydive Rudniki, given the statements of witnesses on the ground, it would appear that the plane began experiencing problems, with reports of...

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2014 Annual Patriot's Boogie - 2014-06-30 by Dropzone.com

2014 Annual Patriot's Boogie Between the 5th and 6th of July, Skydive Arizona will be hosting their annual Patriot's Boogie. The Patriot's Boogie will raise money in a bid to support the Special Ops Warrior Foundation (SOWF). The SOWF, which was established in 1980 is a non-profit organization that...

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Skydive Tuskegee Hosting Fundraiser for Wounded Warrior - 2014-06-24 by Tyler Nelson

Skydive Tuskegee Hosting Fundraiser for Wounded Warrior On a vehicle patrol in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on December 27th, 2007, SPC Jesse Murphree was ambushed in an IED attack. He was part of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team stationed out of Vicenza, Italy; made famous by the movies “Restrepo” and “Korengal” by...

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The Harpers - A Lasting Passion for the Sky - 2014-06-20 by Melissa Lowe

The Harpers - A Lasting Passion for the Sky The culture of skydiving attracts an eclectic group of people and for me, some of those people stand out by character, resume and history. I recently met a couple that fascinated me because of their longevity and passion for the sport. They are Gerry and Debbie Harper and...

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Seven Years In Nepal – The Story of Everest Skydive - 2014-06-10 by Tom Noonan

Seven Years In Nepal – The Story of Everest Skydive In late October 2014, Everest Skydive is set to enter into it’s seventh year of operation and make it’s eight expedition into the Nepali Himalaya bringing skydiving back to one of the earth’s most remote locations. In between the traditional scenery of climbers, trekkers,...

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International Swoop League Competition 2014 - Results - 2014-06-05 by Dropzone.com

International Swoop League Competition 2014 - Results The Dubai International Swoop League (DISL) organised by Skydive Dubai and The Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF), ended with a bang in April 2014. DISL is a platform that provides skydivers with a controlled and safe learning environment to better understand how to...

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Fluid Wings Announce Prime Hybrid Canopy - 2014-05-27 by admin

Fluid Wings Announce Prime Hybrid Canopy From the first of June this year, Fluid Wings will begin production on their newest main - The Prime. The Prime will be a 9-cell hybrid main, available initially in sizes from 150-190 square foot in a combination of ZP and low porosity nylon. The canopy is aiming to provide ...

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