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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Many jumpers are confused about the term “hard deck” and how it differs from the term “decision altitude.”
Monday, June 1, 2020
In skydiving, 200 jumps is a recurring theme.