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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....
Average Rating = 4.86/5 Votes: 7 | Comments: 12 | Views: 15589

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...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 8 | Comments: 2 | Views: 7164

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....
Average Rating = 2.75/5 Votes: 4 | Comments: 0 | Views: 6951

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...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 3 | Comment: 1 | Views: 16981

Skydiving Video Games - 2013-10-07 by Bryn De Kocks

Skydiving Video Games With the recent release of Grand Theft Auto V, we've decided to take a look at some of the video games out there that offer players the ability to skydive in their gameplay. While dedicated skydiving ...
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 17 | Views: 19408

The Legend of Roger Nelson - 2013-08-13 by Bryn De Kocks

The Legend of Roger Nelson "Skydiving and drug smuggling pioneer Roger Nelson lives life out of the box. Fueled by a love for adrenaline and adventure, Roger goes after everything he wants with gusto. But now Roger is ready to ...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 6 | Comments: 13 | Views: 11680

Australia is getting a Wind Tunnel - 2013-05-06 by admin

Australia is getting a Wind Tunnel Australia is getting a Wind Tunnel! Finally! With almost 40 Indoor Skydive facilities around the world, for some reason it has taken several attempts over the last 10 years to build a state of the...
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 3 | Views: 7426

The 5 Most Inspiring Skydiving Videos of 2012 - 2013-04-26 by admin

The 5 Most Inspiring Skydiving Videos of 2012 We take a look back at some of the most inspiriting and most visually pleasing skydiving videos to be released last year, in 2012. From Felix Baumgartner's jump from the edge of space, to the Soul...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 3 | Comment: 1 | Views: 8918

Top Skydiving Mobile Apps - 2013-02-14 by Meso

Top Skydiving Mobile Apps Take a look at some of the most popular and interesting skydive related mobile apps to add to your smart phone's inventory.
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 3 | Comments: 5 | Views: 24803

Formation Skydiving Mobile App - 2013-01-11 by admin

Formation Skydiving Mobile App Skydive Formations is a newly released mobile application that will see you able to plot out your formation skydives sequences quickly and easily, by selecting them from a list that reaches in...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 2 | Comments: 13 | Views: 7455

Voting Opens for 2013-2015 USPA Board of Directors - 2012-11-07 by admin

Voting Opens for 2013-2015 USPA Board of Directors This past week saw the opening of the voting process for the 2013-2015 USPA Board of Directors. Voting shall continue through the months of November and December with the closing date for submissions ...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 1 | Comments: 0 | Views: 3032

Above All Else (Excerpt) - Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld - 2012-04-11 by admin

Above All Else (Excerpt) - Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld A rising star in the international world of skydiving, Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld survived a plane crash which killed sixteen of the twenty-two people on board. He was left critically injured and woke up...
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 0 | Views: 4575

Skyconcept Robbed - Needs Your Help - 2011-10-14 by admin

We received an e-mail today from Skyconcept in Germany, that they are the victim of a robbery which occurred late last month. We feel we should get this information out there and try help them in...
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 0 | Views: 1628

The Great Book of BASE - Review - 2010-11-02 by Ian Drennan

A review of the Great Book of BASE, from a skydivers perspective. Ian Drennan explains a bit about the book and how it provided him with a better understanding and new insight into the world of BASE...
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 1 | Comments: 0 | Views: 4499

National Skydiving Museum Weekend Honoring Joe Kittinger - 2010-05-31 by admin

National Skydiving Museum Weekend Honoring Joe Kittinger and introducing the National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame.
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Skydiving and the Environment - 2010-04-18 by admin

Skydiving and the Environment Skydiving has been singled out numerous times for being environmentally damaging. Just how true is this in comparison to other sports out there? And what can be done.
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Votes: 1 | Comments: 0 | Views: 7112

Managing Media on the Dropzone - 2009-09-13 by Douglas Spotted Eagle

Managing Media on the Dropzone Whether for positive or negative reasons, every dropzone in the world should expect a visit from local news media at some point in time or another. This is a short guide to help you best understand...
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How I Built My Own Wingsuit - 2009-06-05 by Chris Warnock

How I Built My Own Wingsuit There I was, in the middle of a Utah winter, dreaming about jumping again. I’d recently finished editing a couple of instructional DVDs regarding wingsuiting, and those videos had sparked a new...
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Being COOL on the Dropzone - 2009-03-24 by Jarno Cordia

Being COOL on the Dropzone For many,, the media creates the image that a lot of the extreme variations of our sport are things you can take up as easy as a bungee jump from a local bridge, or a ride in a theme park. When...
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 0 | Views: 1598

Skydiving and the Recession - 2009-03-10 by Brian S. Germain

Skydiving and the Recession I have noticed in my travels that many dropzones are a little slow these days. The student numbers are down, and we are blaming it on the economy. We have convinced ourselves that there is no way...
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Votes: 0 | Comments: 0 | Views: 988

The AFF Two-Step - 2009-03-02 by DSE/Douglas Spotted Eagle

The AFF Two-Step Trials, tribulations, and techniques learned under the tutelage of master masochist Examiners. Extracts from an AFF logbook as I go through the AFF instructor training process. The logbook is nearly...
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Votes: 2 | Comments: 2 | Views: 2210

Journey to the Bigways - 2009-02-16 by Mark Rejhon

Journey to the Bigways Mark provides a "journal" outlining his road to the Bigway Camps of 2008, including his successes and not-so-successful experiences
Average Rating = 5.00/5 Votes: 1 | Comments: 0 | Views: 1459

An Insiders View of Team X - 2009-01-22 by Ian Drennan

An Insiders View of Team X An Insiders view of the PDFT-Expansion project experience: Ian Drennan shares his time with the Performance Designs Factory Team and their auditions for the Team Expansion project
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Top Gun flights now boarding at Skydive Airkix - 2008-04-16 by admin

Top Gun flights now boarding at Skydive Airkix Skydive Airkix is proud to announce that the UK members of the BIRDMAN Factory Team – Top Gun, will be permanently based at Skydive Airkix in Peterborough, with immediate affect.
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Skydiving Rings in New Year on a High Note as Safety and Popularity Soars - 2008-01-15 by PRNewswire

Skydiving Rings in New Year on a High Note as Safety and Popularity Soars According to the U.S. Parachute Association (USPA), America's premier skydiving association, 2007 made history as the year skydiving took a dramatic turn upward as one of the most popular adrenaline...
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