Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Foundations of Flight | Fall-Rate Management for FS Part 1—Slow Fall

Foundations of Flight | Fall-Rate Management for FS Part 1—Slow Fall
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Brought to you by Steve Lefkowitz of SDC Rhythm XP (rhythmskydiving.com). Additional instructional materials are available by downloading the Rhythm apps:  Rhythm Skydiving 101 and Rhythm Skydiving 401.

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Rating Corner | Normalizing Excellence

Rating Corner | Normalizing Excellence
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Studies have shown that the individuals deviating from standard protocols don’t set out to break the rules.

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Ask a rigger | How much webbing wear can there be at the harness hip ring before the webbing has to be repaired or replaced?

Ask a rigger | How much webbing wear can there be at the harness hip ring before the webbing has to be repaired or replaced?
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Like just about any innovation or improvement, the hip rings introduced to make a skydiving harness more flexible for freestyle and freeflying have a downside. If the harness is fitted correctly so the two ends of the leg strap at the ring seldom or never make contact, no wear should appear.

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Featured Training Photo

Featured Training Photo
Sunday, December 1, 2019

A tandem student points out his altitude as he makes his first skydive with instructor Jeff Whitt at Skydive Spaceland–Houston in Rosharon, Texas.

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Keep an Eye Out | Brass and Rubber

Keep an Eye Out | Brass and Rubber
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Oil and water, Red Bull and milk, brass grommets and rubber bands: all things that don’t mix together well.

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