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Angled Wingsuit Windtunnel To Open in Stockholm - 2017-03-08 by Joel Strickland updated

Angled Wingsuit Windtunnel To Open in Stockholm With more than four thousand jumps over the last fourteen years, Jarno McCordia is one of the most experienced and highly respected wingsuit pilots in the world. Here he joins us to discuss a couple...
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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...
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Saving Veterans With Skydiving - 2016-08-15 by Annette O'Neil

Saving Veterans With Skydiving It started with a simple fact: Soldiers are dying--after they come home--from self-inflicted injuries.
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Worlds Longest Touchdown Catch (VIDEO) - 2016-02-08 by Dropzone.com

Worlds Longest Touchdown Catch (VIDEO) Love skydiving? Love football as well? Ever wondered how the two would mesh together? This ad by Devin Graham and Tyson Henderson gave us the best of both, as it premiered just before Super Bowl 50...
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Gift Ideas For Late Shoppers - 2015-12-10 by Dropzone.com

Gift Ideas For Late Shoppers Got a Christmas bonus that needs spending? Have you left it a bit late in getting your Christmas shopping done? Still need to pick up something for one of your mates or partner? Well if they happen...
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GoPro Goes Small With The Hero 4 Session - 2015-07-07 by Dropzone.com

GoPro Goes Small With The Hero 4 Session GoPro announced the latest addition to their line of action cameras this week with the reveal of the GoPro Hero 4 Session. The Session is small, really small -- about the same size as an ice cube and ...
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GRAVITAS - LED Wingsuit Video - 2015-06-23 by Dropzone.com

GRAVITAS - LED Wingsuit Video Regardless of how you feel about the sponsor giant, Redbull have continued to show what a large budget can do in terms of both stunt orchestration and production quality of video footage. One of...
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Inside The Funny Farm 2015 - 2015-06-04 by Jill Grantham

Inside The Funny Farm 2015 You know that one time of the year where you are forced to go home and spend time with your family and you have to do it but don’t really want to? Yeah funny farm is nothing like that. At all!
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Point Break Remake Trailer - 2015-05-27 by Bryn De Kocks

Point Break Remake Trailer Good news for fans of the original Point Break movie is that the ex-presidents are back, and this time they're at least twice as extreme and in 3D. The remake of Point Break is set for release later...
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Dean Potter and Graham Hunt Killed in Yosemite BASE Accident - 2015-05-18 by Bryn De Kocks

Dean Potter and Graham Hunt Killed in Yosemite BASE Accident World reknowned extreme athlete Dean Potter was among the two people killed this weekend during a BASE jump in Yosemite Valley. Potter and Graham Hunt passed away on Saturday when attempting a night...
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The Evolution of Jetman Dubai - 2015-05-13 by Bryn De Kocks

The Evolution of Jetman Dubai Jetman is going viral. The new video by XDubai on Jetman Dubai featuring Yves Rossy and Vince Reffet has seen more than 2 million viewers amazed within just 48 hours of upload.
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Luke Aikins Planning No-Parachute Jump From 25 000ft - 2015-05-07 by Bryn De Kocks

Luke Aikins Planning No-Parachute Jump From 25 000ft Skydiver, BASE Jumper and Red Bull Stratos consultant, Luke Aikins, will be making a skydive from 25 000ft later this year, with no parachute attached.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Wind Tunnel Listings Added to Dropzone.com - 2014-04-14 by Dropzone.com

Wind Tunnel Listings Added to Dropzone.com We would like to introduce the latest addition to Dropzone.com, our wind tunnel listings! We’ve been working hard at gathering information on all the active indoor skydiving venues from around the...
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Ernesto Gainza Aims to Break Record By Landing Smallest Parachute - 2014-04-03 by admin

Ernesto Gainza Aims to Break Record By Landing Smallest Parachute Extreme Canopy Flight (XCF) is Skydive Dubai’s vision of making skydiving history by setting new limits for human flight by breaking the Guinness World Record for the smallest parachute jump. With...
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History of Women in Skydiving - 2014-03-31 by Naomi Bolton

History of Women in Skydiving In celebration of women’s history month we decided to take a look at the role of women in the history of skydiving. Although only about 20 percent of all skydivers are female, women have been there...
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Flight-1 New Course Offerings - 2014-03-26 by Dropzone.com

Flight-1 New Course Offerings Flight-1 is the world leader in canopy education and progression. From novice pilot through the upper echelons of competitive canopy piloting, Flight-1 has a course that fits every skydiver’s skill...
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Plans for Middletown Wind Tunnel Announced - 2014-02-06 by Bryn De Kocks

Plans for Middletown Wind Tunnel Announced The expansion of iFly indoor skydiving centers continues, this time with development planned for the Middletown area. Start Aviation LLC and iFly Corp recently signed an agreement that would see a...
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Andrey Veselov - Featured Photographer - 2014-01-31 by Dropzone.com

Andrey Veselov - Featured Photographer Andrey Veselov is an extremely skilled photographer, whose first taste at professional skydiving camera work began when he invited as a ground videographer for the Russian National Formation...
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The Physics of Freefall - 2014-01-13 by Giles Henderson

The Physics of Freefall Without an atmosphere we would continue to accelerate during free fall to ever increasing velocities until we impacted mother earth. Without an atmosphere our parachute would of course be worthless....
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Falling Into Fire - SmokeJumpers - 2013-11-27 by Alan Carr

Falling Into Fire - SmokeJumpers When I graduated from college I headed west and became a wildland firefighter. Over the course of a decade I fought fire from Arizona to Alaska. During that time I worked fire with a variety of...
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Shin Ito and Jari Kuosma Fly Mt. Fuji - 2013-11-26 by dropzone.com

Shin Ito and Jari Kuosma Fly Mt. Fuji Recent filming for a Japanese television documentary named Jounetsutairiku, saw world record holder Shin Ito and professional wingsuit pilot Jari Kuosma flying at Japan's tallest mountain, Mt Fuji....
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216th Anniversary of the First Parachute Jump - 2013-10-22 by Bryn De Kocks

216th Anniversary of the First Parachute Jump Today recognizes the 216th anniversary of the first parachute jump, made back in 1797 by French aeronaut André-Jacques Garnerin. Garnerin, who was born on the 31 January 1769 was a student of the...
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