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Skydiving Reaches Record Growth and Safety!

Skydiving Reaches Record Growth and Safety!
Friday, February 22, 2019

Last year, the sport of skydiving reached record levels of safety in the U.S., while participation continued to grow to record numbers. In 2018, the U.S. Parachute Association recorded the lowest number of skydiving fatalities—13—in the U.S. since record-keeping began more than 60 years ago.

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STAR Award Winners Announced!

STAR Award Winners Announced!
Friday, February 15, 2019

For the first time, USPA and Sigma hosted the STAR Awards at the Parachute Industry Association Symposium in Dallas, Texas. The Skydiving Technology Advancement Roundup competition invited anyone who manufactures, designs, engineers or promotes technology products in the skydiving field to enter product submissions in three categories: jumper experience, drop zone tools, and safety and training. Nine finalists—three in each category—presented their products at the USPA booth in the PIA exhibit hall February 5-7.

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2018 Fatality Summary (PPTX)

Thursday, February 14, 2019
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USPA Board Meets in Dallas

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The USPA Board of Directors gathered for the first meeting of its three-year term February 1-3 in Dallas, Texas. The new board welcomed six new members, two of whom had previously been on the board and returned after a hiatus.

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Safety Day Media Release (DOC)

Thursday, January 24, 2019
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