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Skydiving Safety Articles

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In skydiving, as in any other risky endeavor there exists a direct relationship between your knowledge, skill and attitude, and your chances of survival. Explore the categories below for a wide range of skydiving safety and training related articles. Never stop learning.


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Improving Your Indoor Flying Outside The Tunnel - 2018-05-07 by Annette O'Neil

Improving Your Indoor Flying Outside The Tunnel If youíre like most people, thereís only one reason youíre not, like, the best tunnel flyer in the world. Itís the annoying digital thing that barks out at you from the driving room window. 00:00! 00:00! 00:00!

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Useful Training for BASE, Right There on the Dropzone - 2018-04-23 by Annette O'Neil

Useful Training for BASE, Right There on the Dropzone If youíre like most people, your idea of dropzone training for the stresses of the BASE environment involves trying to look nonchalant when you climb into a hot-air balloon basket. If you have no access to such a thing (and/or if youíre significantly smarter than the...

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How Green Is My Skydive - 2018-04-16 by Bryan Burke

How Green Is My Skydive Friends, co-workers, and visitors to Skydive Arizona often comment on my interest in environmental topics and my rather restrained consumption of goods and energy, at least by American standards. This is in sharp contrast to my job, which is helping to run the biggest drop...

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Demo Skydiving for N00bs - 2018-04-09 by Annette O'Neil

Demo Skydiving for N00bs Maybe youíre a limelight magnet and maybe youíre not-- but if you like to mess around with parachutes, the limelight might follow you regardless. Even if you donít necessarily seek it out, thereís a chance that someone will find out youíre a skydiver and ask you...

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Recommended Safety Articles for Safety Month - 2018-03-06 by Dropzone.com

Recommended Safety Articles for Safety Month March is safety month, and what better time than just before the Northern Hemisphere's summer season to refresh yourself on information you may be rusty on, or just become more educated in the various safety aspects. Last year we published an article with what we felt were...

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Boogie Turmoil Survival Tips - 2018-02-08 by Joel Strickland

Boogie Turmoil Survival Tips Boogies, skills camps and destination events are now available in the farthest reaches of the globe - taking place in countries that range from reassuringly orderly to exhilaratingly shambolic. Wherever you are heading, be sure to bone up on all the information you might...

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Skydiving Fatality Reports:


Fatalities by Category:

Collisions (118) Collisions 15%
Landings (238) Landings 30%
No Pulls (63) No Pulls 8%
Malfunctions (148) Malfunctions 19%
Reserve Problems (33) Reserve Problems 4%
Other (109) Other 14%
Total (787)