At the USPA Nationals at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina, camera flyer Chad Ross of Polaris shoots his teammates, Matthew Fry and Katie Hansen, on their way to taking gold in artistic freefly.
Beau Riebe swoops the pond during the open freestyle canopy piloting test event at the USPA Nationals.
Photo by David Wybenga | D-31862
Prior to the start of the USPA National Championships at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina, members of SDC Rhythm XP (Douglas Barron, Andrew Happick, JaNette Lefkowitz and Steve Lefkowitz) practice for the open 4-way formation skydiving event, where they took the gold medal.
Carl Chittim of Aerial Extreme Skydiving Team leads the way into Levi’s Stadium for the San Francisco 49ers’ first home game of the season.
Jumpers honor longtime formation skydiver and rigger Jim Tafralian, who died in an August plane crash, by building a “JT” in the air at Midwest Freefall Sport Parachute Club in Ray, Michigan.
Simon Whittle skysurfs above the World Islands at Skydive Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Jeffery Kuhn says goodbye to pilot and DZO Mike Mullins as he drops from an inverted biplane at West Tennessee Skydiving in Whiteville.
Jason and Mel Jerusalem, D-26171 and D-26162, celebrate 15 years of marriage by making a jump at Skydive Spaceland-Houston in Rosharon, Texas.
AFF Instructor Tim Hajewski guides an AFF student through the landing pattern at Skydive Milwaukee in East Troy, Wisconsin.
Melissa Abner flies her canopy in for landing at the Sisters in Skydiving Boogie at Skydive Tennessee in Tullahoma.
Anais Zanotti, Gabriela Fleury de Castro, Justin Hope and Jake Johnson freefly at Skydive Miami.
Photo by Terry Weatherford | D-22518
Marie Clark excitedly leaps from the gondola while making her first balloon jump at Skydive Perris in California.
At Start Skydiving in Middletown, Ohio, Cheryl Compton watches her husband, Larry Compton of Team Fastrax, bringing home a 7,800-square-foot flag during the life-celebration jump for Fastrax team member Larry Lemaster, who died in the June crash of a King Air in Hawaii.
Cheryl Stearns celebrates her 64th birthday by making her 21,000th jump at friend Gene Stoughton’s property in South Carolina.
Dave Lunardi releases the ashes of longtime jumper Terry Zimmerlin, D-12981, at the Cleveland Skydiving Center in Garrettsville, Ohio.
Jay Luccioni (black and yellow rig), D-9753, celebrates the 40th anniversary of his first jump with friends at Aerohio Skydiving Center in Rittman, Ohio.
Diana Martin checks her altitude during an AFF jump with instructors Erin Engelsen (left) and Dennis Dorman at Skydive the Ranch in Gardiner, New York.
From left, Bryce Schunke, Travis Mickle, Gilles Gueveneux and Dylan Mitchell enjoy a wingsuit skydive at the Flock ‘til You Drop event at Sky’s the Limit in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
Arturo Espinosa celebrates his 300th jump and 43rd birthday by making a hybrid with Manrique Ramirez Sabat and Bernardo Jimenez Vega at Skydive Pura Vida.
At Skydive Orange in Virginia, David Wybenga gets down on one knee in front of Melanie Firth during a photo shoot for the couple's save-the-date cards for their upcoming wedding.
Photo by Norman Kent | D-8369
At Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois, 84 skydivers set the Féderátion Aéronautique Internationale World Record for Largest Head-Up Formation Skydive.
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.
Four-Way Formation Skydiving World Champion NMP Pch HayaBusa trains at USPA Foreign Affiliate DZ Skydive Empuriabrava in Spain.
Jumpers at Skydive Perris in California release the ashes of longtime skydiver Bud Krueger, D-3664.
Duffy Fainer, D-9662, makes his 4,000th jump in the center of a room dive during the Top Flight 20-Ways event at Skydive Perris in California.
Fashion model Gracen Taylor-Marie Kerr makes her first skydive with instructor David Fulk at CarolinaFest at Skydive Carolina in South Carolina. (Weird coincidence alert: The instructor, student and photographer on this jump all share the same birthday—December 11.)
Erin Lewis (pink helmet) organizes a 3-way for newer jumpers at the Cinco de Mayo Boogie at Skydive Orange in Virginia.
DZOs Mike Bohn and Leland Procell skim across the landing area at Orange Skies Free Fall Center.
Photo by Gustavo Cabana | USPA #80952
Will Penny (bottom) leads a jump during the Euro Fly4Life Camp at USPA Foreign Affiliate Skydive Algarve in Portimão, Portugal.
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