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Riding Across Virginia for the U.S. Parachute Team

Riding Across Virginia for the U.S. Parachute Team
Thursday, June 10, 2021

I was about to ride 533 miles across Virginia—west along the Potomac River, then through the mountains to the famous red caboose in Damascus in the southwest corner of the state. It would be a multi-day ride with 33,000 feet of climbing. My stomach had butterflies.

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Breaking Barriers—A Look at Women in the Sport on the 10th Anniversary of SIS

Breaking Barriers—A Look at Women in the Sport on the 10th Anniversary of SIS
Monday, June 7, 2021

In 2021, the USPA Sisters in Skydiving program celebrates its 10th anniversary!

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Tales from the Bonfire—57 Balloons

Tales from the Bonfire—57 Balloons
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

It was 8 a.m. on the first day of the year 1984. I was a young guy outside a hangar in Stow, Massachusetts, hooked into a 151-foot-tall tower of helium balloons that I called “Aprealis.”

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How Skydiving Changed My Life

How Skydiving Changed My Life
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Just a few years ago, I felt that my dreams of returning to flying were over. I had gotten my private-pilot license in the ’90s, but life got in the way, so I had not been flying for more than 20 years.

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Tim Mattson | D-15587

Tim Mattson | D-15587
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Tim Mattson started skydiving in 1991 and soon got involved in freefly, which was just emerging as a discipline. By 1997 he was traveling the globe on the SSI Pro Tour with team MadStyle.

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