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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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Essential Skydiving Safety Articles - 2014-03-12 by Dropzone.com

Essential Skydiving Safety Articles In honor of safety month, we've put together a list of some of the best safety articles we've published over the past 12 years, with writers including Bill Booth, John Le Blanc, Brian Germain,...

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When Should You Upsize Your Canopy - 2014-02-25 by Melissa Lowe, Barry Williams and Jason Moledzki

When Should You Upsize Your Canopy At the end of the day, skydiving is a dangerous sport. Iíve lost many friends and even family membersĖ under properly functioning parachutes. We canít regulate stupid behavior, but we can at least...

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6 Tips To Boost The Bottom Line - 2014-02-13 by James La Barrie

6 Tips To Boost The Bottom Line In an industry where everything costs a lot of money, creating opportunities to maximize on customer expenditure is essential. Many of the DZ's I visit focus solely on tandem and video sales and are...

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Preventing Subjectivity From Destroying Your Dropzone - 2014-01-09 by James La Barrie

Preventing Subjectivity From Destroying Your Dropzone This article is about addressing the obvious points that DZO's miss because of subjectivity. The time investment that a DZO puts in during an average summer weekend day is usually 12-14 hours. It's...

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Exit Separation - 2013-12-23 by JC Fallo

Exit Separation On Saturday October 26, 2013 there was a near canopy collision by experienced jumpers. There were several factors which may have contributed to this event. I feel that a lack of understanding of exit ...

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The Daily Deal Dilemma - Dynamite Marketing or Industry Destruction - 2013-11-14 by James La Barrie

The Daily Deal Dilemma - Dynamite Marketing or Industry Destruction The daily deal discussion has become the latest irritant on par with the topic of SkyRide and often leads to vein-popping, heated discourse similar to any US political exchange between Democrats and...

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