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Featured Jumper Photo by Pete Jabczynski | D-25812   (Sep 2020) Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

Phil Lamm (upper right, blue helmet) and friends complete a 16-way in celebration of his 3,000th jump at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois.

2020 Jumpwear Photo by Pete Jabczynski | D-25812   (Jul 2020) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo

Tim Carothers models the latest in 2020 fashions on the way to altitude on re-opening weekend at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois.

Featured Jumper Photo by Pete Jabczynski | D-25812   (Jul 2020) Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

Tom Camire (green helmet), D-25536, makes his 2,700th jump during Summerfest 2019 at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois. 

Featured Jumper Photos by Pete Jabczynski | D-25812   (Dec 2019) To New Heights Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

On back-to-back loads organized by T.J. Hine at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois, Doug Janssen (left photo, red helmet), C-46750, celebrates his 2,000th jump and Larry Stein (right photo, blue jumpsuit with black grippers), D-9016, celebrates his 5,000th jump.

Featured Jumper By Pete Jabczynski   (Aug 2018) Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

By Pete Jabczynski| D-25812

At Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois, T.J. Hine, D-13580, catches the photographer’s eye as he prepares to exit for his 5,000th jump.

Adeline Gray—Daredevil in Nylon A USPA Staff Report   (Aug 2021) People
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.”

Planning the Jump, Jumping the Plan Photos by Tim Parrant of Team Alter Ego   (Jun 2021) People Features
June 2021 Cover   (Jun 2021) Featured Photos Covers

Photo by Tim Parrant | D-34622

Wingsuit flyer Dani Roman orbits skysurfer Juan Ventura Sanchez Finguer and belly-flyer Pete Allum at USPA Foreign Affiliate Skydive Empuriabrava in Spain.

Stewart McArthur | D-24588 By Brian Giboney   (Feb 2021) People Profiles

Stewart McArthur, D-24588, is a British skydiver who now lives in the U.S. Since his first jump on Halloween Day in 1989, he has racked up a wide variety of skydiving and aviation accomplishments.

How Skydiving Changed My Life By Pete Rogas   (Sep 2020) People How Skydiving Changed My Life

It’s an age-old story: Boy is out having a blast; a young lady (many years younger) tickles his fancy and—wouldn’t you know it—they’re married.

Carmen Villamil | D-30297 By Brian Giboney   (Apr 2020) People Profiles

Carmen Villamil, D-30297, began jumping in her native Puerto Rico but now makes her home at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. She is involved in many aspects of the sport—instructing, videography, rigging and competing—and has excelled at each.

Doing the 50—The Very Elite Group That’s Landed in Every State By Doug Garr   (Apr 2020) Features

The 50-staters are indeed an exclusive group, and each has a unique story peppered with meeting dozens of new people while traveling thousands of miles across the continent.

Forever the Queen Photo by Norris Gearhart | D-24594   (Dec 2019) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

During the Carol Clay Birthday Boogie at Virginia Skydiving Center in Petersburg, jumpers celebrate the life of the jumper known to all as "the Queen" by making her honorary 20,000th skydive.

Welcome to the Apocalypse—The Big O Boogie A Parachutist Pictorial   (Oct 2019) Features

The name of this year’s giant boogie at Skydive Orange in Virginia—the Apocalyptic Big O Boogie—could not have been more fitting.

Upright Citizens—Head-Up Formation Skydivers Make History By Jessica Brownlow   (Sep 2019) Features

An international group of skydivers broke the Féderátion Aéronautique Internationale World Record for Largest Head-Up Formation Skydive by flying an 84-way during the Upright World Record Attempts at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois, July 22-26.

Saluting the Heroes of D-Day A USPA Staff Report with David Accetta, Art Shaffer and Keith Walter   (Aug 2019) Features

The French government arranged a series of tributes to the heroes of Normandy that attracted more than one million people from across the globe for ceremonies, speeches and commemorative airborne operations.

John Mitchell | D-6462 By Brian Giboney   (Jun 2019) People Profiles

John Mitchell, D-6462, started skydiving in 1974 and has been a positive presence in the sport since the first day he set foot on a DZ. He is a longtime AFF, static-line and tandem instructor and a weekend fun jumper who is always willing to jump with others, regardless of skill or experience.

Safety is No Accident A Parachutist Special Report   (May 2019) Features

To open Safety Day 2019 at Skydive Cross Keys in Williamstown, New Jersey, DZO and pilot Pico Mazure remarked, “Safety is no accident. Safety is an attitude and a core value of our community. We are happy to see not only students but also highly experienced jumpers attend Safety Day and help us instill that value in all generations of jumpers.”To open Safety Day 2019 at Skydive Cross Keys in Williamstown, New Jersey, DZO and pilot Pico Mazure remarked, “Safety is no accident. Safety is an attitude and a core value of our community. We are happy to see not only students but also highly experienced jumpers attend Safety Day and help us instill that value in all generations of jumpers.”

Energy and Excitement—The 2018 USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championships By USPA Director of Competition Steve Hubbard   (Mar 2019) Features

USPA held its 2018 National Collegiate Parachuting Championships at an unusually frigid Skydive Arizona in Eloy December 28-January 2. Skydive Arizona has hosted numerous Collegiates over the event’s 61-year history, and as usual, owners Larry and Lil Hill, Safety and Training Advisor Bryan Burke and the rest of the staff held a fantastic and successful competition despite the surprisingly chilly temperatures.

Newest Spaceland DZ Hosts Bush Tribute Jump By Sam King   (Feb 2019) People Five Minute Call

December 8 dawned chilly and gray at Skydive Spaceland–San Marcos in Fentress, Texas, the newest location in the Spaceland family of drop zones. Twenty-two jumpers gathered for a weekend of fun and challenging formation skydives deep in the heart of Texas. (Yes, where the stars at night are big and bright.) Led by caffeine-fueled organizers Scott Latinis and Mark Pharr, the participants were ready for some awesome skydives! DZ Manager Thomas Hughes gave a speech welcoming everyone to Spaceland San Marcos, and the jumpers excitedly prepared for the first jump.

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