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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 | National Suicide Prevention Week is September 6-12

Safety Check | National Suicide Prevention Week is September 6-12
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Jumping—usually from a structure—accounts for 5.8 percent of all suicides in the United States, and has an 85 percent success rate, which is similar to suicide by firearm.

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Safety Check | Incident Reporting

Safety Check | Incident Reporting
Saturday, August 1, 2020

For more than a year now, USPA has been on a crusade to increase incident reporting, not only by instructors, but also by the everyday jumper.

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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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