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Para-Gear Catalog Photo Submissions - 2003-03-13 by Curt Bachman

Para-Gear Catalog Photo Submissions Para-Gear is interested in photographic submissions that you may have for the 2003-2004 Para-Gear Catalog #68. We have taken the time to briefly describe the format and certain criteria that we look...
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Big Air Sportz - New Structure and Pricing - 2003-02-22 by Andy Frey

Big Air Sportz - New Structure and Pricing Tampa, FL -- Big Air Sportz, Inc., makers of high performance airlocked sport parachutes, has slashed retail prices on its Samurai and Lotus models of airlocked canopies.
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Big Air Sportz offers discount for rating holders - 2002-12-17 by Eric Boerger

Big Air Sportz offers discount for rating holders Big Air Sportz is proud to announce that their instructor discounts are back for a limited time. Big Air Sportz, Inc. is offering significant discounts on all canopies sold directly to current rated...
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Freefly Training Center Freefly Thursdays - 2002-11-11 by Dave Brown

Freefly Training Center  Freefly Thursdays The Freefly Training Center (located at Skydive Sebastian, Florida) is incorporating a new program to benefit the freeflyers planning to go to the SkyVenture wind tunnel in Orlando to freefly.
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What did you do last summer? - 2002-10-22 by Erin Golden

What did you do last summer? Tis the season.... Summer for skydivers is the time that we let loose, enjoy the longer days, jump as much as possible, go to boogies, see old friends and meet new people. For The Freefly Training...
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Vicar takes a plunge for charity - 2002-09-24 by BBC

A daredevil vicar has raised more than 1,000 for his parish by parachuting from 13,000 feet over a Nottinghamshire airfield.
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Thief lands stolen plane on South African highway - 2002-09-17 by admin

A South African thief who stole a plane for a joyride had to land on a motorway when it ran out of fuel. He made the emergency landing on the N4 highway near Bronkhorstspruit, about 30 miles from...
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New Wind Tunnel in Lake Elsinore - 2002-07-31 by admin

New Wind Tunnel in Lake Elsinore Marissa Partners, LLC and Aero Systems Engineering today announced their plan to open the world's most advanced design indoor skydiving facility. Located in scenic Lake Elsinore, the...
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USPA Board of Directors Meeting Summary - 2002-07-13 by Mike Turoff

USPA Board of Directors Meeting Summary There was a huge amount of review work that went into the documentation changes to the Skydiver’s Information Manual and the new Instructional Rating Manual.
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Balloon Mass Skydive World Record - 2002-06-08 by David Fish

Balloon Mass Skydive World Record Sixteen skydivers jumped into the world record books on Friday 31st May 2002 when they all skydived from one of the UK's largest hot air balloons, 10,500ft above Peterborough Parachute centre nr...
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First Dock - Two Jumpers Make History - 2002-04-20 by Jari Kuosma

First Dock - Two Jumpers Make History The first controlled dock between a canopy pilot and a skydiver in freefall is a fact! In the skies of DeLand, Florida, around four o'clock in the afternoon on April 17th, Jari Kuosma, wearing a...
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"Team Funnel" Honors Fallen Friends by Sharing the Dream - 2002-03-07 by Sarah Lawrence

For most skydivers, the reality of human flight is a dream come true. This May, a group of skydivers in Illinois will seek to make someone else's dream come true while remembering a few friends who...
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Monkey around with Monkey Claw - 2002-03-03 by Adam Rosen

Monkey around with Monkey Claw The Monkey Claw Freefly Team and Freefly School had a busy 2001 season and it preparing for an even busier 2002 season. The Monkey Claw Freefly Team is based at Skydive Cross Keys, in Williamstown,...
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Go Fast energy drink bolts out of gate - 2002-02-28 by Kelly Pate

Go Fast energy drink bolts out of gate Troy Widgery, founder of Go Fast, stands atop the company Range Rover in front of their building at 1935 W. 12th Ave. in Denver. Maybe that's why Denver native Troy Widgery, a skydiver, has poured...
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Breast by far - 2002-02-06 by admin

Breast by far Cup a load of this, girls! Forget the Wonderbra, here comes the no-blunder bra. Gorgeous TV presenter Gabrielle Richens shows off her curves in a futuristic creation which promises to keep a firm...
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Woman, 90, skydives to prove age is just a number - 2002-02-02 by James Minton

Woman, 90, skydives to prove age is just a number WILSON -- Marni Evans literally "dropped in" for her 90th birthday party Saturday afternoon, jumping from an airplane cruising over her farm at 12,000 feet. She said she wanted to show her friends...
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Challenging jump for 25 BASE jumpers - 2002-01-31 by admin

Challenging jump for 25 BASE jumpers ALOR STAR: Braving strong winds and limited landing space, 25 skydivers from six countries jumped off the Alor Star Tower here yesterday. They leapt off the tower’s open deck at 105m and were...
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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

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

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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