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World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Wrap Up - 2016-09-23 by Joel Strickland new

World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Wrap Up As the 2016 Mondial draws to a close it has got me thinking about what competitive skydiving means to our community as a whole. Most of the world has little or no idea that the act of falling from...
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World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Day 4 Update - 2016-09-17 by Joel Strickland new

World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Day 4 Update As a competitor you are acutely aware of how well you are doing, your personal battles and what is going on directly above and below in your table. You are also probably loosely aware of what is...
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World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Introduction - 2016-09-14 by Joel Strickland updated

World Parachuting Championships 2016 - Introduction There is much to love about spending time in America. For every little chuckle outsiders have about the way they do things here there is a cultural counterpoint that raises the place above its...
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Polish 100-Way National Record - 2015-08-16 by Kuba Konwent and Marta Molińska

Polish 100-Way National Record This past week saw 100 Polish skydivers take to the sky and set a new record in the form of a 100-way national FS. On the 9th try the dedicated participants managed to pull it off.
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Skydivelive - 2nd Annual Memorial Day Boogie (22 - 25 May) - 2015-04-10 by Dropzone.com

Skydivelive - 2nd Annual Memorial Day Boogie (22 - 25 May) Skydivelive! will be hosting their second annual Memorial Day Boogie, thanking all the fallen heroes by celebrating their lives - by having fun, fast airplanes, helicopter, friends, good vibes and...
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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...
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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...
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100-Way Diamond - Slideshow - 2014-08-21 by Dropzone.com

100-Way Diamond - Slideshow One hundred skydivers from more than 20 countries recently gathered at Skydive Pink Klatovy, where they successfully set a new world record by completing a 100-way out-facing Diamond. There was one...
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Summerfest 2014 - Slideshow - 2014-08-08 by Dropzone.com

Summerfest 2014 - Slideshow A collection of images taken by photographer Norman Kent at the recent Summerfest at Skydive Chicago. This year was the 13th anniversary of the event.
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Vector Festival 2014 - Photojournal - 2014-07-17 by Dropzone.com

Vector Festival 2014 - Photojournal Skydivers from around the world recently gathered to enjoy what is widely considered to be the largest summer skydiving festival in Europe. The Vector Festival is an annual event that draws attendees ...
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World Team Fails to Break Record - 2014-04-04 by Dropzone.com

World Team Fails to Break Record 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...
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Skydive Arizona - 2014 Easter Boogie - 2014-02-17 by Skydive Arizona

Skydive Arizona - 2014 Easter Boogie The annual Wild West Easter Boogie will be taking place at Skydive Arizona from April 18th to 20th. The event will feature no registration fee, $21 jump tickets, free boogie beer each night, and load ...
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Women's Vertical World Record Set at Skydive Arizona - 2013-12-17 by Melissa Lowe

Women's Vertical World Record Set at Skydive Arizona The Women’s Vertical World Record [WVWR] attempts brought 95 women from 18 different nations to Skydive Arizona November 26-December 1st reminisce back ten years ago when Amy Chmelecki and I...
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Wingsuit Artistic Camp - NSPC, Australia - 2013-12-06 by Andrew Wright

Wingsuit Artistic Camp - NSPC,  Australia Yes, the wingsuiters are at it again - at Newcastle Sport Parachute Club. On the weekend of 21-22 September 2013 Australia's oldest parachute club was the host of one of skydiving's newest...
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Women's Vertical World Record Camp - 2013-11-07 by Melissa Lowe

Women's Vertical World Record Camp Lately, my mantra has been, “It’s about the journey, not the destination.” It reminds me that I miss the best things when I’m in a hurry. It reminds me to feel the wind on my face and enjoy the...
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SIS at iFly Seattle - 2013-11-04 by Melissa Lowe

SIS at iFly Seattle October 18 – 20 marked the second annual SIS event at iFly Seattle. Why have a “SIS” event at a wind tunnel? Owner Lysa Adams and event organizer Elle Dasilva came up with a SIS event as many...
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Annual Skydive Orange Boogie: Tight & Bright baby! - 2013-09-09 by Melissa Nelson

Annual Skydive Orange Boogie: Tight & Bright baby! Skydive Orange. Nestled in the countryside of the historic town of Orange, Virginia. The town’s old Silk Mill was one of the major producers of parachute cloth for World War II. However, what we...
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Women's Vertical World Record Camp: Teamwork - 2013-08-29 by Melissa Nelson

Women's Vertical World Record Camp: Teamwork Have you ever been a part of a team? Felt the pressure of performing? Emotionally and physically put your efforts on the line for a common goal? That’s what we did August 1st – 3rd – a group of 23...
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World Games 2013 - Results - 2013-08-19 by Carrie Transue

World Games 2013 - Results After three days of lead changes, wild weather and nine intense jumps, Team Alter Ego member Curt Bartholomew added Canopy Piloting Gold to the USA medal count at the 2013 World Games, continuing his ...
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Pink Canopy Piloting Open - Day 3, Final Results - 2013-08-18 by Carrie Transue

Pink Canopy Piloting Open - Day 3, Final Results Carrie Transue gives us the scoop from the third and final day of the Pink Canopy Piloting Open, which are taking place at Skydive Pink Klatovy, in the Czech Republic
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Pink Canopy Piloting Open - Day 2 - 2013-08-17 by Carrie Transue

Pink Canopy Piloting Open - Day 2 Carrie Transue is currently covering the Pink Canopy Piloting Open, which are taking place at Skydive Pink Klatovy, in the Czech Republic
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Pink Canopy Piloting Open - Day 1 - 2013-08-16 by Carrie Transue

Pink Canopy Piloting Open - Day 1 Carrie Transue is currently covering the Pink Canopy Piloting Open, which are taking place at Skydive Pink Klatovy, that are taking place in the Czech Republic this weekend. Check back for ongoing...
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2013 Work Stinks Boogie - 2013-06-05 by admin

2013 Work Stinks Boogie Details are now available for the 2013 Work Stinks! Boogie which will be taking place between the 28th of August and the 2nd of September at Start Skydiving, in Middleton, Ohio. For this year, the...
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2013 USPA Canopy Piloting Nationals - 2013-05-10 by admin

2013 USPA Canopy Piloting Nationals Day 1 of the competition started with the distance event and everyone seemed to be bringing their A-game. The first round of the open class set the standard for the rest of the competition with Nick...
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World Team Attempts 2-Point 222-Way - 2013-04-11 by admin

World Team Attempts 2-Point 222-Way Efforts are currently under way at Skydive Arizona to set a new world record for the largest sequential skydive. The World Team, comprising of hundreds of skilled skydivers from around the world is...
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