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Tales from the Bonfire By Hunter Goldman   (Dec 2019) People Tales from the Bonfire

We spent nearly every weekend of my childhood at Skydive Pepperell. Paula, Devin, my father and I have grown as people and as skydivers together. Needless to say, we are family!

The Summer 2021 USPA Board of Directors Meeting   (Sep 2021) Event News Homepage USPA
Tales from the Bonfire—57 Balloons By Kevin Walsh   (Jun 2021) People Tales from the Bonfire

It was 8 a.m. on the first day of the year 1984. I was a young guy outside a hangar in Stow, Massachusetts, hooked into a 151-foot-tall tower of helium balloons that I called “Aprealis.”

The Big Green Sky—Two Carbon-Offset Initiatives Offer Skydivers a Greener Way to Go By Annette O’Neil   (Dec 2019) Features

First things first: There’s a lot of debate surrounding this topic. Global climate change remains a charged topic, season after season … especially since those seasons seem to be, well, changing.

Epitomizing the Sport: The 2018 Hall of Fame Celebration By Doug Garr   (Jan 2019) Features

Lew Sanborn, D-1, was holding court outside the Bird House bar, relaxing with old timers whose jump totals were in the thousands. Just a few yards away at the other end of the facility, a couple of tandem students were gearing up for the experience of a lifetime. Nobody knew whether they would become skydivers or were merely weekend seekers of a thrill ride. In between, skydivers of every age, from everywhere and from every discipline, champions and casual weekend jumpers, gathered. It was the kind of atmosphere that epitomizes our sport. It was the International Skydiving Museum’s Hall of Fame weekend at one of the iconic locations of sport parachuting: Skydive City Zephyrhills in Florida

An Elite 10-Way—The 2018 INTERNATIONAL Skydiving Hall Of Fame By Doug Garr   (Aug 2018) Parachutist Homepage Features

Each year, the International Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame inducts a select few men and women who have “defined, promoted, inspired and advanced the sport at the highest levels.” This year’s induction ceremony and gala dinner for the 10 newest members will take place during the 2018 International Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame Celebration November 1-3 at Skydive City Zephyrhills in Florida.

The Secrets of D.B. Cooper, Part Two - Evidence of Absence by Musika Farnsworth   (Jun 2010) Homepage Features

A single man, an immense amount of cash, four parachutes and a jump from an airliner. Where does the largest manhunt in the United States lead when authorities don’t have a clue as to who the suspect might be?

November 2000 Cover   (Nov 2000) Featured Photos Covers

Photographer Norman Kent took this shot of Nicole Angelides and Hunter Roberts playing around over Skydive DeLand in Florida.  Kent used and eight-millimeter lens for the shot.