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Featured Jumper Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Oct 2020) People Featured Photos

Ben Renze (green shoes) celebrates his 100th jump with a hybrid skydive at Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle, Illinois.

Centerspread Photo by Raymond Adams   (Oct 2020) Featured Photos Centerspread

Wingsuit flyer Craig Lambton carves around skysurfer Kyle Batchelor during Shredfest at Cleveland Skydiving Center in Garrettsville, Ohio.

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.

Featured Event Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Apr 2020) Featured Photos Featured Event

Larry Melton flies the American flag on Veteran’s Day during the Jump For Valor Boogie at Skydive Sebastian in Florida.

Wedding Planning Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Mar 2020) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

During the Turkey Boogie at Skydive City Zephyrhills in Florida, McKenna Knipe looks on as Per Bjorn Poulsen and Kimberly Bailey practice a jump that they’ll make during their upcoming wedding.

Closing In Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Mar 2020) Featured Photos Closing In

Konstantin Kunts rips up the pond at midnight on New Year’s Eve at Skydive City Zephyrhills’ Z-Carnivale.

Featured Jumper Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Feb 2020) Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

Monica Dunigan (10 o’clock), B-51298, celebrates her 100th jump with friends during the Ladies by the Lake Boogie at Cleveland Skydiving Center in Garrettsville, Ohio.

Featured DZ Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Feb 2020) Featured Photos Featured DZ

Jumpers fly a head-down formation during the Live Bigz event at Skydive Spaceland–Dallas.

Featured Event Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Jan 2020) Featured Photos Featured Event

Marina Prokopenko comes in for landing at the Gemini Bridges geologic formation during the MOAB Boogie hosted by Skydive Moab in Utah.

Flying unicorns Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Dec 2019) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

A herd of unicorns (Michelle Hart, Karla Katherine, Jeannette Copeland and Marina Prokopenko) takes to the skies at the Aeronautrixx Unicorn Boogie, a Sisters in Skydiving event at Skydive California in Tracy.

Featured Training Photo Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Sep 2019) Featured Photos Safety & Training Featured Photo

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.)

Out for a Spin Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Aug 2019) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

Ryan Bolohan carves it up at Skydive Georgia in Cedartown.

Featured Event Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Jun 2019) Featured Photos Featured Event

Travis Mickle swoops the pond on his way to taking the overall bronze medal at Florida Canopy Piloting Association Meet 2 at Skydive City Zephyrhills in Florida.

Prison Break Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (May 2019) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

Actor Wade Williams, best known for his role as prison guard Brad Bellick on the TV series “Prison Break,” makes a tandem skydive with instructor Ryan Clough and jumpers Ryan Mari and Eric Salas at the Fitz Boogie in Fitzgerald, Georgia.

Best Friends Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Mar 2019) People Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

Gian Franco Malinconi Reyes kneels down to greet his loyal companion, Frankie, in the landing area after a jump.

Centerspread Photo by Raymond Adams   (Oct 2018) Featured Photos Centerspread

Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158

Mariana Franceschetto shoots Greg Crozier as he swoops in from the last jump of the head-down world record attempts at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois.

Fly By Night Photo By Raymond Adams | D-30158   (Jun 2018) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158

Kyle Stubbs swoops in for landing during the Fitz Boogie, an annual St. Patrick’s Day event in Fitzgerald, Georgia.

May 2018 Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158   (May 2018) Featured Photos Closing In

Photo by Raymond Adams  |  D-30158

Devin LaMon and Ashley Maurice enjoy a freefly jump during the Pepe's Island Boogie in Panama. 

April 2018 by Raymond Adams   (Apr 2018) Homepage Featured Photos Featured Event

Photo by Raymond Adams | D-30158

Jumpers exit during the Sebastian Vertical Elite Camp at Skydive Sebastian in Florida.

Raymond Adams | D-30158 by Brian Giboney   (Apr 2018) Homepage Profiles

Raymond Adams, D-30158, is a talented vertical formation skydiver and camera flyer who started jumping in 1993. Adams can often be found at boogies and record events, participating both as an inside flyer and outside cameraman. His photos have graced numerous Parachutist covers and centerfolds. Despite his accomplishments, his friends describe him as “humble,” as well as “someone you can count on” and “an asset to skydiving.”  

Should a Name Change be Considered? By Ed Scott   (Oct 2020) Homepage Gearing Up

Parachutes are beginning to disappear … or, more accurately, the word “parachute” is beginning to fade from use to describe our sport, replaced by the word “skydiving”. 

Larry Yount | D-18792 By Brian Giboney   (May 2020) People Profiles

Larry Yount, D-18792, was a military jumper who turned into a multi-talented, multi-discipline sport skydiver extraordinaire.

A Great Trip— Ray Ferrell, D-5748, Receives the 2019 USPA Lifetime Achievement Award By USPA Executive Director Ed Scott   (Jan 2020) Features

It was a delightful early November evening in DeLand, Florida, when 30 or so friends and family members gathered to honor Raymond E. Ferrell as USPA presented him with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Two Times the Fun—2019 USPA National Championships By Southeast Regional Director Alixandra Hubbard   (Nov 2019) Features

The 2019 USPA Parachuting and Skydiving Nationals determined which teams and individuals will represent the U.S. in every discipline at the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale World Parachuting Championships Mondial (all-events competition) in Tanay, Siberia, in 2020.

March 2019 Cover   (Mar 2019) Featured Photos Covers

Photo by Raymond Adams  | D-30158

Professional stuntman Eric Salas cuts away from a flaming tertiary canopy (which he set afire with a flare gun) before deploying his true main canopy at Skydive Georgia in Cedartown.

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