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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...
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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...
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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
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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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Time for a National "Sky" Patrol? - 2007-07-23 by Bryan Burke

Time for a National Considering the frequency of skydiving injuries, there is an obvious need for trained response. All outdoor sports share some commonalities. Each takes place in an unusual environment, with ...
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Livin' on the Edge - Literally. - 2007-03-01 by Douglas Spotted Eagle

Livin' on the Edge - Literally. Tied in with 5/8 rope, bits of aluminum and steel cable holding five cameramen in place on sheets of ice/soggy snow, we're shooting the Performance Design Factory Team as they become the first...
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The Transfer of Ownership - 2007-02-20 by John Hawke

The Transfer of Ownership Most of us have no idea what amazing feats we are capable of. However, when we face life's challenges we are able to achieve personal breakthroughs that can result in permanent change.
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Adventure Volunteerism - 2007-02-20 by Karen Hawes

Adventure Volunteerism Imagine throwing a weekend supply of backpacking gear out of an airplane, then jumping out after it and hiking around the desert for a couple of days.
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Para-Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog #72 - 2007-02-20 by Curt Bachman

Para-Gear is interested in photographic submissions that you may have for the 2007 - 2008 Para-Gear Catalog #72. Para-Gear offers $500.00 each for both the front and back covers we choose. Our...
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New Name for Relative Workshop - 2006-09-02 by admin

The uninsured Relative Workshop will commence trading under the new name of the Uninsured United Parachute Technologies, LLC from 1 October 2006.
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Dropzone Unknown - 2006-02-26 by Karen Hawes

Dropzone Unknown With all of the worldwide disasters happening, have you thought about joining in and helping out somehow? Skydiving skills, to reach people in isolated areas, are being used by Remote Area Medical,...
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Avalore Freefly Courses - 2006-02-24 by Louis Harwood

Avalore Freefly Courses Avalore Freefly School provides a high level of customer service and support. They aim to help students with every aspect of their coaching trips from booking hotels to getting a reserve repack as...
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First jet powered Birdman flight - 2005-12-31 by Jezz Santos

First jet powered Birdman flight Tuesday 25th October 2005 - It was an untypical crisp October morning in Lahti, Finland when Visa Parviainen and the BirdMan Rocket Team attempted to make the first ever jet powered, birdman flight....
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SkyVenture Arizona Open for Business - 2005-08-28 by admin

SkyVenture Arizona Open for Business All the employees of SkyVenture Arizona are delighted to announce that the world’s largest indoor wind tunnel is now officially open for business! We believe the moment you enter the flight chamber...
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Non Skydivers Learn Canopy Piloting - 2005-07-03 by Cyndi Torelli

Non Skydivers Learn Canopy Piloting The Ground Launch Center has implemented a new program designed to teach non-skydivers the art of canopy piloting. The center is a playground for experienced pilots, and provides a solid training...
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Para-Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog #70 - 2005-03-05 by Curt Bachman

Para-Gear Photo Submissions For Catalog #70 Para-Gear is interested in photographic submissions that you may have for the 2005 -2006 Para-Gear Catalog #70. We have taken the time to briefly describe the format and certain criteria that we...
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Dropzone.com Premier Membership Launched! - 2004-09-27 by sangiro

Dropzone.com Premier Membership Launched! Dropzone.com today launched its voluntary Premier Membership service! The decision to move forward with voluntary user supported subscription services was made for a few reasons: I want to keep...
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Perris Tunnel Training Camp for Women - 2004-09-20 by Christy Frikken

Perris Tunnel Training Camp for Women For the first time Skydive Perris is organizing a tunnel training camp for women only at SkyVenture Perris. Nina Kuebler and Synchronicity are the organizers. In addition to what the Perris...
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Aerodyne Sponsored Instructor Program (ASIP) - 2004-03-03 by Aerodyne

Aerodyne Sponsored Instructor Program (ASIP) Aerodyne proudly announces the launch of a sponsoring program aimed at professional skydiving instructors and coaches around the world.
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L-1 Vertical Wind Tunnel - 2004-02-11 by Dawn Suiter

L-1 Vertical Wind Tunnel Initial tests prove that the L-1 wind tunnel is everything that it's fathers designed it to be... Under development for nearly a decade, dreamt about for 2 more before that, and the L-1 Vertical Wind ...
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Aerodyne’s Internet Tombola makes a US skydiver happy! - 2004-02-11 by Aerodyne

Aerodyne’s Internet Tombola makes a US skydiver happy! Jennifer Panicorp of Covington, Washington (USA) is the happy winner of a free complete Aerodyne parachute system, consisting of an Icon harness-container system, a Smart reserve and a main canopy of ...
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Dive with ad'oh, not Dubya - 2003-12-30 by admin

Dive with ad'oh, not Dubya A poll conducted by a British charity has found that more people would rather participate in a tandem skydive with Homer Simpson than with George Bush.
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Cherry Doyle of Eufaula has fallen. But she did get up. - 2003-12-11 by Susan Walworth

In fact, she got up before she fell-way, way up-11,000 feet above ground level to be exact. And it was no accident when the 72-year-old grandmother jumped from a 1957 single engine plane, Saturday, ...
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