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2021 USPA National Collegiate Skydiving Championships Coverage   (Jan 2022) Recent News Competition Homepage USPA
Just Keep Flying—Wing Suit Transitions By Patrick Kramer and Alex Knaub   (Nov 2021) Features Safety & Training
Response to "The First 75"   (Nov 2021) People Letters
Follow the USPA Nationals October 15-31!   (Nov 2021) Competition Homepage USPA
Women Set National Head-Up Record   (Aug 2021) Competition Records
U.S. Parachute Team Going for Gold in Russia   (Aug 2021) Event News Competition Homepage USPA

USPA has sent more than 60 of the most accomplished U.S. skydivers to Siberia to compete in the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale World Parachuting Championships-Mondial. The action starts August 10, and the competition runs through August 20.  To follow along behind-the-scenes, follow our Instagram page where we are posting daily stories from the event:

A Short Look at a Long History—The USPA National Championships A USPA Staff Report   (Jul 2021) Competition

In the beginning, there was accuracy or, as it was called at the time, “spot jumping.”

The First 75 A Parachutist Special Section   (Jul 2021) People

In 1946, when legendary exhibition jumper Joe Crane founded National Parachute Jumper-Riggers Inc., he brought with him a licensing system for parachutists that he had earlier originated.

If You Build It—The 2021 4-Way Formation Skydiving Beginner Class Test Event By USPA Director of Competition and Records Steve Hubbard   (Jun 2021) Competition

For the first time, USPA is hosting a beginner 4-way formation skydiving competition at Nationals.

March 2021 Cover   (Mar 2021) Featured Photos Covers

Photo by Alex Swindle | D-31305

Wingsuit skydiver Karlee King back-flies over Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

Keep an Eye Out | Pilot-Chute Hesitation Photo by Alex Swindle   (Mar 2021) Safety & Training Keep An Eye Out
Centerspread Photo by Alex Swindle I D-31305   (Feb 2021) Featured Photos Centerspread

Pteam Pterodactyl—Andrew Velazquez (left) and George Hargis—practice some acrobatic wingsuit routines over Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

A Quarter Century of Service—USPA Says Farewell to Executive Director Ed Scott By Nancy Koreen   (Dec 2020) Features

Twenty-five years is no small amount of anyone’s lifetime. A quarter of a century. Roughly one-third of the lifespan of an average American male. And the number of years Ed Scott has dedicated to the U.S. Parachute Association, the sport of skydiving and skydivers across the United States and around the world.

Boogie That Wasn’t a Boogie Visits Melbourne Beach By Jeff Holmstock   (Sep 2020) Event News Five Minute Call

Tribe of The Traveling Tiki held its Beach Boogie—officially a three-day demo event—July 10-12 in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

Featured DZ Photo by Andrew Matsis | D-38560   (Sep 2020) Featured Photos Featured DZ

Brendan Greeley (left) and wingsuit flyer Alexander Lemaire carve around each other at Skydive Danielson.

Featured Jumper Photo by Alex Swindle | D-31305   (Aug 2020) Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

David Robinson (red and white rig), D-33346, and friends celebrate his 70th birthday with a 17-way formation of the number 70 at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

Responding to the Pandemic—Skydivers Step Up By Doug Garr   (Jul 2020) Features

On a beautiful, cloudless Saturday afternoon last April, Team Fastrax, a professional exhibition team based at Start Skydiving in Middletown, Ohio, boarded their Caravan to make a demo like no other before.

Featured Jumper Photo by Alex Swindle | D-31305   (Jun 2020) Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

John and Alex Hicks (yellow helmets, center), D-23553 and D-23554, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with friends at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

Centerspread Photo by Norman Kent I D-8369   (Apr 2020) Featured Photos Centerspread

Patrizio Di Toma rides in a raft held by Alex Klöckner (left) and Franco Darman at the New Year’s Beach Boogie at USPA Foreign Affiliate Skydive Cuautla in Mexico.

Centerspread Photo by Juan Mayer I D-26130   (Feb 2020) Featured Photos Centerspread

Wingsuit flyer Alex Stont makes his way back to the landing area after a jump with the Skytrash Wingsuit Team during the DBX Boogie at the Skydive Dubai Desert Campus in the United Arab Emirates.