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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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Safety Check | Letter to Santa

Safety Check | Letter to Santa
Sunday, December 1, 2019

My first year here at USPA as director of safety and training has gone by so quickly.

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Foundations of Flight | Learning About Learning Freefly—Using the Gears

Foundations of Flight | Learning About Learning Freefly—Using the Gears
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Brought to you by three-time British Freefly Champion Joel Strickland. Strickland is a full-time freefly coach and tunnel-flying professional and a Fédération Aéronautique Internationale Artistic Events Judge. Jumpers can read more of his writing or contact him for tunnel camps in Europe at joelstrickland.net.

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Ask a Rigger | Why Should I Learn More About My Gear?

Ask a Rigger | Why Should I Learn More About My Gear?
Sunday, December 1, 2019

You pull one handle and, magically, there is an open parachute over your head. And if that doesn’t work, you just cut away, pull the reserve handle and later buy your rigger their bottle of choice. Voilà! Seems simple enough.

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