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Remembering Ray Capa Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251   (Oct 2020) People Five Minute Call

Nineteen jumpers do one last jump with their friend, Ray Capa, C-17275, releasing his ashes over the skies of Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle, Illinois.

September 2020 Cover   (Sep 2020) Featured Photos Covers

Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251

Josiah Rich and Jason Brigmon of U.S. Freestyle Team Axiom XP make a training jump at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina.

Looking Forward to the Past A Parachutist Pictorial   (Jun 2020) Parachutist Features

We asked 16 camera flyers—those who have consistently contributed dazzling images to this magazine over the years—to send us one photo that speaks to what skydiving means to them and that would inspire our readers upon their return to the sport they love.

Chasing Gold—JaNette Lefkowitz Tells the Whole Epic Tale By Annette O’Neil   (Feb 2020) Homepage Features

JaNette Lefkowitz starts by saying, “There’s just so much to it, so many stories leading up.”

Centerspread Photo by Elliot Byrd I D-32251   (Aug 2019) Featured Photos Centerspread

Jade Papke and Zach Sabel share in the stoke of an awesome skydive during the CarolinaFest Boogie at Skydive Carolina in Chester, South Carolina.

Featured Training Photo Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251   (Jul 2019) Featured Photos Safety & Training Featured Photo

Paul Wyckoff (right) gets freefly coaching from P.J. Jackson at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina.

Missing Justin Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251   (Jun 2019) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

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.

Centerspread Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251   (Jun 2019) Featured Photos Centerspread

Tom Baker and Cameron McMahan perform a dynamic angle jump at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina.

Ups and Downs Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251   (May 2019) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

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.

Parachute Industry Association Symposium 2019—Dallas, Texas | February 4–8 A Parachutist Photo Essay | Photos by Elliot Byrd   (Apr 2019) Features

Every two years, skydiving gear manufacturers, riggers, drop zone operators and everyday skydivers gather somewhere in the United States for the Parachute Industry Association Symposium. The event includes something for everyone: seminars on a variety of topics by industry leaders, continuing education for riggers and a huge trade show where vendors show off their latest and greatest products.

Featured Jumper Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251   (Feb 2019) To New Heights Featured Photos

Joe Abeln and Laura Golly celebrate their engagement by doing a 2-way at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina.

Golden Opportunity Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251   (Nov 2018) Featured Photos Five Minute Call

At Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina, the U.S. Army Golden Knights 8-way formation skydiving team trains for the World Championships.

Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251

Featured Training Photo Photo by Elliot Byrd   (Nov 2018) Featured Photos Safety & Training Featured Photo

From left, William Middlebrooks, Cate Allington and Lauren Byrd practice an AFF exit from the Otter during CarolinaFest at Skydive Carolina in Chester, South Carolina.

Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251

Featured Jumper by Elliot Byrd   (Jul 2018) Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

Photo By Elliot Byrd | D-32251

Sean Van Acker, B-46379, celebrates his 100th jump with Courtney McCarthy at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina, while wearing Chewbacca costumes.

Closing In Photo by Elliot Byrd   (Jul 2018) Featured Photos Closing In

Organizer Jason Brigmon (bottom) makes a 2-way freefly jump with Neal Wiggs at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina.

Photo by Elliot Byrd | D-32251

Monthly Cutaway System Maintenance by Jessie Thompson for Sun Path Products, Photos by Elliot Byrd   (Mar 2018) Homepage Features

Every time you jump and pack, your gear collects dirt and grime. Between repack cycles, it is important that you are performing your own inspections after every jump and performing regular maintenance. 

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: https://www.instagram.com/skydiveuspa

Spaceland Hosts Sixth Annual 3-Way Formation Skydiving Competition By Christy West   (Sep 2020) Competition Five Minute Call

Coronavirus slowed but did not stop the Skydive Spaceland 3-Way Formation Skydiving Competition!

Nearly Perfect Weather Greets Invasion Attendees By Karen Woolem   (Mar 2019) People Five Minute Call

There was something noticeably different about the December 27-January 1 Invasion boogie at Skydive Sebastian in Florida this year: the weather! It was phenomenal. With temperatures in the 80s, it was easy to forget it was the middle of winter. Of course, it wouldn’t be Sebastian if there wasn’t at least one minor cloud hold, but the weather gods got that out of the way on the morning of the first day. And the organizers made the most of the short hold by providing seminars in the packing area.

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