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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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. Id 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...
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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...
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Votes: 2 | Comments: 2 | Views: 1490

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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