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Attending the Dance
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | September 2019

Attending the Dance

Photo by Kenyon Salo | D-25169

Gary Mancuso flies a 1,000-square-foot flag into the 1940’s World War II-Era Ball, a community event and fundraiser at the Boulder County Municipal Airport in Colorado. 

Author: Kenyon Salo
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In Style
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | September 2019

In Style

Photo by Amanda Kubik | D-34582

Julie Kleinwort makes a freestyle training jump at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois, in preparation for the USPA Nationals.

Author: Amanda Kubik
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Training in Paradise
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | September 2019

Training in Paradise

Photo by Bruno Brokken | USPA #96017

Four-Way Formation Skydiving World Champion NMP Pch HayaBusa trains at USPA Foreign Affiliate DZ Skydive Empuriabrava in Spain.

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Saying Goodbye
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | September 2019

Saying Goodbye

Photo by Randy Forbes | D-10858

Jumpers at Skydive Perris in California release the ashes of longtime skydiver Bud Krueger, D-3664.

Author: Randy Forbes
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The A-Team
Five Minute Call Featured Photo |

The A-Team

Photo by Michael Hoy | D-12622

In celebration of their recent engagement, Adam Elkin and Amanda Kubik exit from a balloon over Van Horne, Iowa.

Author: Michael Hoy
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Ashes to Ashes
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | August 2019

Ashes to Ashes

Photo by Randy Forbes | D-10858

Jumpers say goodbye to their friend Vern McGarry, D-7054, during his ash dive at Skydive Perris in California.

Author: Randy Forbes
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Current Events
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | August 2019

Current Events

Photo by Jeff Agard | D-16906

At Skydive Phoenix in Maricopa, Arizona, Mark Sunman, D-24493, celebrates the 20th anniversary of his first jump by getting current after eight years out of the sport.

Author: Jeff Agard
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Out for a Spin
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | August 2019

Out for a Spin

Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158

Ryan Bolohan carves it up at Skydive Georgia in Cedartown.

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Mystery Solved
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | July 2019

Mystery Solved

Photo by Lonnie Kirk | D-18988

At Skydive City Zephyhills in Florida, Doug Cross reveals the source of chem trails as Marcie Smith looks on.

Author: Lonnie Kirk
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Better Than a Gold Watch
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | July 2019

Better Than a Gold Watch

T.J. McGrath (center), D-3581, and his sons Tom (left) and John—who have both made tandems with their dad—get matching “blue skies” tattoos to celebrate T.J.’s retirement from the sport.

Author: USPA Staff
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Base Instinct
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | June 2019

Base Instinct

Photo by Randy Forbes | D-10858

Kevin Kierce leads the base down the hill during the Top Flite formation skydiving event at Skydive Perris in California.

Author: Randy Forbes
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Missing Justin
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | June 2019

Missing Justin

Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251

Jumpers at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina, fly a missing-man formation in honor of Justin Lowell Goff, who passed away April 21.

Author: Elliot Byrd
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Raising Awareness
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | June 2019

Raising Awareness

Photo by Lee Cipriani-Nisley | D-32598

At Skydive the Gulf in Elberta, Alabama, Leigh Miller makes a tandem jump with DZO Luke Church to raise awareness of sexual assault survivors.

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Raising Awareness
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | June 2019

Raising Awareness

Photo by Lee Cipriani-Nisley | D-32598

At Skydive the Gulf in Elberta, Alabama, Leigh Miller makes a tandem jump with DZO Luke Church to raise awareness of sexual assault survivors.

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Ups and Downs
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | May 2019

Ups and Downs

Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251

At Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina, (clockwise from left) organizer Ashley Goldstein, Silas Davis, Ty Swansboro and Courtney McCarthy make a freefly jump.

Author: Elliot Byrd
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Perfect Alignment
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | May 2019

Perfect Alignment

Photo by Juan Mayer | D-26130

Michael Sean Washburn and Reza Moradi of the Skytrash wingsuit team make a jump at the Skydive Dubai Desert Campus in the United Arab Emirates.

Author: Juan Mayer
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Prison Break
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | May 2019

Prison Break

Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158

Actor Wade Williams, best known for his role as prison guard Brad Bellick on the TV series “Prison Break,” makes a tandem skydive with instructor Ryan Clough and jumpers Ryan Mari and Eric Salas at the Fitz Boogie in Fitzgerald, Georgia.

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Desert Sunset
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | April 2019

Desert Sunset

Photo by Juan Mayer | D-26130

Canopy pilot Junior Ludvik and wingsuit pilot Calin Dobos fly together at the Skydive Dubai Desert Campus in the United Arab Emirates.

Author: Juan Mayer
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Jump Like a Pharaoh
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | April 2109

Jump Like a Pharaoh

Photo by Gary Wainwright | USPA #137455

Milko Hodgkinson organizes a pyramid-shaped formation over the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.

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Desert Birds
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | March 2019

Desert Birds

Photo by Juan Mayer | D-26130

Johann Kruger, Rashid Abdullah and Darren Burke fly their wingsuits at the Skydive Dubai Desert Campus in the United Arab Emirates.

Author: Juan Mayer
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Best Friends
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | March 2019

Best Friends

Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158

Gian Franco Malinconi Reyes kneels down to greet his loyal companion, Frankie, in the landing area after a jump.

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Flagging Down a Record
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | March 2019

Flagging Down a Record

Photo by Sergey Ignatov | D-35570

On December 30, three Kuwaiti Army officers and USPA members, Salem Almail, Nasser Alsabah and Fahad Alyaqoub, set the Guinness World Record for Largest Flag Flown in Freefall with a 63-square-meter (approximately 678-square-foot) flag at USPA Foreign Affiliate Skydive Qatar in Al Khor, United Arab Emirates.

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Warm Up
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | February 2019

Warm Up

Photo by Cornelius van der Walt | D-34613

Bradley Meyer prepares to make a hot-air balloon jump over Skydive Arizona in Eloy just before the DZ’s annual Christmas Boogie.

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Retirement Party
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | January 2019

Retirement Party

Photo by Laszlo Andacs | D-22468

After deciding to retire from the sport, Andy Tuman (blue jumpsuit, purple grippers) makes his farewell skydive with friends at Skydive the Ranch in Gardiner, New York.

Photo by Laszlo Andacs | D-22468

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O Yeah!
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | November 2018

O Yeah!

Photo by Craig O'Brien | D-19294

At the Big O Boogie at Skydive Orange in Virginia, (from left) Nancy Koreen, Zachary Hoffman and Grayson Hoffman enjoy a head-down skydive.

Photo by Craig O'Brien | D-19294

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Return To the Sky
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | October 2018

Return To the Sky

Photo by Darren Johnson | D-23069

Canopy formation skydivers (from top) Mike Roy, Mark McManamay and Dale Maddox release the ashes of longtime Skydive Tecumseh staff member, instructor and pilot Harold “Buster” Walenski over Honey Acres Airport in Clinton, Michigan.

Darren Johnson | D-23069

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A Lofty Proposal
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | September 2018

A Lofty Proposal

Photo by Dalton Carvalho | D-25058

While making a tandem skydive with instructor Iain Guthrie at Pepperell Skydiving Center in Massachusetts, Greicy Hoepers accepts a marriage proposal from Eliseu Matos, B-34200.

Dalton Carvalho | D-25058

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Tribute
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | August 2018

Tribute

By Zach Lewis

At Skydive Spaceland–Dallas in Whitewright, Texas, Debbie Bohannon, the wife of the late Richard “Bo” Bohannon, releases his ashes during a tandem skydive with instructor Ernie Long and friends (from left) Dave Eisele, Gary Haas and Scott Kucel.

Zach Lewis | D-21616

Author: Zach Lewis
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Star Power
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | August 2018

Star Power

By Alan Levy

Following the annual TeXXas 20-Ways event at Skydive Spaceland–Houston in Rosharon, Texas, 20 talented women from around the state completed this 20-way Texas star on their second try, impressing the female air traffic controller on duty in the process.

Photo by Alan Levy | D-18332

Author: Alan Levy
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Line Up
Five Minute Call Featured Photo | August 2018

Line Up

By David Cherry

Jumpers fly head down during the Sun Path Sequentials freefly event at Skydive Midwest in Sturtevant, Wisconsin.

Photo by David Cherry | D-33500

Author: David Cherry
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