Wednesday, March 21, 2018


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Thursday, January 4, 2018

USPA Collegiate Championships a Success!

The 2017 USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championships wrapped up Tuesday, January 2, at the Florida Skydiving Center in Lake Wales. The competition, the longest-running collegiate event in history, drew 82 college skydivers from across the U.S. As always, The U.S. Military Academy and U.S....

Monday, October 2, 2017

Nationals Comes to a Close

Two weeks of non-stop action completed Saturday night at Skydive Perris in California, as the 2017 USPA National Skydiving Championships came to a close. More than 500 competitors from across the U.S. and abroad filled the skies over Southern California each day, vying for the title of national...

Thursday, September 28, 2017

4-Way and 8-Way Champions Named!

Arizona Airspeed is once again the national champion of 4-way formation skydiving, as well as the designated U.S. Team that will compete at the 2018 World Championships in Australia!Formation skydiving has taken over Skydive Perris in California this week at the 2017 USPA National Skydiving...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Vertical Events Complete at Nationals!

The 2017 USPA National Skydiving Championships at Skydive Perris in California is the place to be this week! The artistic and vertical events—freeflying, freestyle, vertical formation skydiving and mixed formation skydiving—along with speed skydiving wrapped up Saturday. Some tight competitions...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wingsuit Champions Named; Vertical Events Up Next!

The wingsuit flying competition at the 2017 USPA National Skydiving Championships completed Tuesday, September 19, at Skydive Perris in California. Team Flatspin has again claimed the national champion title in the acrobatic flying event, and Chris Geiler, the current world champion, earned gold...

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Parachute Nationals Completes; Freefall Nationals Underway!

The 2017 USPA National Parachuting Championships wrapped up Saturday, September 16, at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina. The event included classic accuracy, canopy formation and canopy piloting. Despite a delayed start due to rain, blue skies prevailed the rest of the week, and...


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