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Friday, February 1, 2013

Whether it is a visit to a nearby drop zone during a weekend of normal jump operations or a long trip to a boogie or other special event, it is fun and exciting to head out for new adventures. But it can also be intimidating, especially if you are new to the sport and leaving the nest for the first time. A little planning and preparation will go a long way toward making your experience fun and painless.

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Safety Check | Hard Deck vs. Decision Altitude

Safety Check | Hard Deck vs. Decision Altitude
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Many jumpers are confused about the term “hard deck” and how it differs from the term “decision altitude.”

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Safety Check | 200—The Non-Magical Magic Number

Safety Check | 200—The Non-Magical Magic Number
Monday, June 1, 2020

In skydiving, 200 jumps is a recurring theme.

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Safety Check | Look It Up

Safety Check | Look It Up
Friday, May 1, 2020

A highly respected rigger was visiting a drop zone and noticed a rig laid out on the packing floor after a jump.

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Safety Check | What are Your Priorities?

Safety Check | What are Your Priorities?
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

During the ride to altitude at a summer boogie, an organizer noticed a twist in the lateral webbing on a jumper’s harness and informed him of the problem.

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