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Submissions for Logbook Entry Book - 2002-01-21 by A.T. Clinger

Submissions for Logbook Entry Book Laurie Steel and co-author A.T. Clinger are working on a skydiving book and are looking for support from the skydiving community. We are looking to represent the sport in a way that has yet to be...
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Skydiver to paddle for blood donors - 2001-11-26 by admin

Skydiver to paddle for blood donors A former Royal Air Force skydiver who lost a leg after he crash-landed into Aston Villa football ground will kayak around the UK to promote blood donation. Television viewers and football fans...
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Jumping rounds, for the love of it! - 2001-11-25 by Roy Mobsby

Jumping rounds, for the love of it! The ageing Dakota transport lurched and bumped far above the Normandy beach. The Paratroopers inside wished they were already over the Drop Zone, it was hot inside and even with the door open not...
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Skydivers win $600,000 for crash - 2001-10-18 by admin

Skydivers win $600,000 for crash A SKYDIVING school has been ordered to pay two of its students more than $600,000 in damages after they collided during a jump. Sydney Skydivers Pty Ltd was found to have breached its duty of care...
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'Invastion' of Army recruiters unnerves jittery Austinites - 2001-10-17 by Claire Osborn

'Invastion' of Army recruiters unnerves jittery Austinites Hundreds of people called 911 Tuesday after seeing six parachutists who were trailing plumes of red smoke land at Austin High School. "People thought we were being invaded," said Ed Harris Jr.,...
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Building Escape Parachutes - Good or Bad Idea? - 2001-10-15 by admin

Building Escape Parachutes - Good or Bad Idea? Precision Aerodynamics is one of at least two manufacturers who have been advertising emergency escape chutes for high-rise buildings. Although the concept of using parachutes as a last ditched...
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Park service denies claim by jumper - 2001-10-08 by Steve Keenan updated

Park service denies claim by jumper Like approximately 300 fellow BASE jumpers and more than 200 rappellers, 73-year-old Jim Guyer has been grounded from Bridge Day 2001. And he's fighting mad about it.
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Skydiver sues after jump leaves him a quadriplegic - 2001-09-25 by admin updated

A Grande Prairie man is suing the operators of the Edmonton Skydive Centre for $5.4 million over a jump that went wrong and left him a quadriplegic.
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Skydivers sue over mid-air crash - 2001-09-17 by admin

Skydivers sue over mid-air crash TWO student skydivers who plunged to the ground after a mid-air collision during a training jump are suing the company that was teaching them how to parachute. Christopher Charles Morton, 33, was in...
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Flirting with danger, skirting the law - 2001-07-31 by Ken Warren

Flirting with danger, skirting the law Anthony White of Ottawa is a base-jumper who leaps from tall buildings at night to avoid the law. Next month, he'll be in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur to compete in an event that begins on...
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Buttman 'fly' says law society - 2001-07-24 by admin

Buttman 'fly' says law society Grahamstown, South Africa - Candidate attorney and naked skydiver James "Buttman" Reilly, 36, was officially cleared of any impropriety by the Cape Law Society on Tuesday.
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Skydiving wish inspires jack-of-all-jobs aircraft - 2001-07-22 by Kevin Taylor

Skydiving wish inspires jack-of-all-jobs aircraft The first year's production of a new plane built by Hamilton-based Pacific Aerospace is sold out. The maker of military training and topdressing planes last night unveiled the PAC 750XL at a...
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Skydivers Closer to Free Flight on a Wing and a Flair - 2001-07-21 by admin

Skydivers Closer to Free Flight on a Wing and a Flair MARINA, Calif. -- There he was, high above Monterey Bay, a yellow speck rocketing across the gauzy sky. Birdman was tracing a line due east, maybe 100 mph, following the braided shoals of the Salinas ...
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Buttman flies again - 2001-07-12 by Jonathan Riordan

Buttman flies again Grahamstown, South Africa - There was mirth and amazement when a naked skydiver landed on the Grahamstown army's parade at 8am yesterday morning. Unfazed, the first words Port Elizabeth candidate...
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Parachute team drop clanger at No 10 - 2001-07-06 by Richard Holliday

Parachute team drop clanger at No 10 Tony Blair was briefing ministers in the garden of No 10 when they were interrupted by an object dropping out of the skies. It was a 22ft red and yellow paper streamer attached to a large cardboard...
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Beatles fall from the sky? - 2001-07-02 by Beth Sneller

Beatles fall from the sky? It isn't every day you see John Lennon drop out of the sky. Or Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, for that matter. Well, the skydivers at Lisle Eyes to the Skies Balloonfest Sunday...
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Man Parachutes From Eiffel Tower - 2001-06-25 by admin

PARIS –– A French parachutist was detained after he jumped from the top of the Eiffel Tower to win a bet, police said Monday.
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Solo Parachutist Arrested After Stunt at NATO HQ - 2001-06-14 by admin

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A parachutist performed a solo aerial lap over NATO headquarters Wednesday to protest against United States policy on missile defense before landing in a nearby field, where he...
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Space Parachuting: Skydiving from the Edge - 2001-06-08 by Leonard David - Space.com updated

Space Parachuting: Skydiving from the Edge WASHINGTON -- Everybody knows it was Neil Armstrong that took that historic one small step. But now several parachutists are aiming to take giant leaps that could lead to a new form of extreme sport...
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Popularity of skydiving soaring in Chicago area - 2001-05-31 by Steve Young updated

Popularity of skydiving soaring in Chicago area When Todd Davis started skydiving, he had to scrape together every penny he could for the sport. "Once I did my first jump, I knew this is what I wanted to do, but I didn't know how I was going...
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Korean Special Forces Member Sets Skydiving Record - 2001-05-06 by Yoo Yong-won updated

Sung Chang-woo, a member of the Republic of Korea Army Special Forces (KASF), has the highest record for the number of skydiving parachute jumps in Korea making some 5,000. The record was achieved in ...
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Three Jump Plane-to-Plane - 2001-05-06 by Brandon Wren

Three Jump Plane-to-Plane Joe Jennings is back at it again! Only this time, the stunt is bigger and better than anything like it before. The group shot this stunt at Skydive Arizona, in Eloy, for a television show called...
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Skydiver drops lead weights - 2001-05-01 by Eleanor Black

Bystanders at Rotorua Airport were sprayed with lead shot after a pair of 2.5kg skydiver's weights plummeted 762m, hitting the ground with such force that witness thought they were exploding bombs.
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Forced retiree makes his point - 60 times - 2001-04-25 by admin

Forced retiree makes his point - 60 times PALATKA — To celebrate his 60th birthday and his forced retirement as an airline pilot, Larry Elmore jumped out of an airplane 60 times in one day. He was forced to retire from Trans World...
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There are no tall buildings in Kentucky - 2001-04-14 by Joe Williams

A 33-year-old Kentucky man, lured to Manhattan by its skyscrapers, parachuted from a downtown office building last night and landed on the sixth-floor rooftop of an adjacent building, police said.
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