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Videographer Lauren Piscatelli shoots her mother making a skydive with tandem instructor Dan Hammond at Skydive Carolina in Chester, South Carolina.
Photo by Terry Hopkins | D-24503
Photo by George Katsoulis | USPA #93010
On their return to the sky after the lifting of lockdown orders, Bob Compton, Terry Dauplaise, Eric Knight and Celine Pelletier launch an open accordion at Skydive Perris in California.
Photo by Terry Weatherford | D-22518
Marie Clark excitedly leaps from the gondola while making her first balloon jump at Skydive Perris in California.
Dave Lunardi releases the ashes of longtime jumper Terry Zimmerlin, D-12981, at the Cleveland Skydiving Center in Garrettsville, Ohio.
From left, Vicky Benzing, Matt Beaubien and Terry Burch make a balloon jump at Skydive Arizona.
B.J. (Bruce Jeffery) Worth, D-3805, is an epic figure in skydiving. He helped develop competitive formation skydiving and went on to become a Fédération Aéronautique Internationale World Champion; performed parachuting stunts in blockbuster movies (including playing James Bond from 1979-1997); organized the famous Olympic rings skydive in Seoul in 1988; and led World Team, which set multiple FAI World Records (including the standing 400-way record for largest formation). Worth also served as president of the USPA Board and president of the International Parachuting Commission and earned the USPA Lifetime Achievement Award and the FAI Gold Medal for Parachuting, Bronze Medal and Air Sports Centenary Award.
For skydivers, two things keep us in the sport—our passion for human flight and the amazing friendships we build with others who share that passion. One way to enjoy both is to be involved in large-formation skydiving events.
USPA achieved a milestone—40,000 current members!
The record series kicked off on April 20. First up was the three-day JOS world record event. Thirty-two skydivers in their 70s from Canada, Germany, Sweden and the U.S. participated.
For skydivers, two things keep us in the sport—our passion for human flight and the amazing friendships we build with others who share that passion.
Photo by Terry Schumacher | D-22794
During a 10-way speed formation skydiving competition at Skydive Arizona in Eloy, team Games of Jones—featuring patriarch Bill Jones and five other members of his family—build a point.
Steven G. Fisher, C-9705, caught this shot of the Jumpstreet CRW team members Vince Bizzarro, Terry O'Malley, Tom Morris and Bill Kowalski in front of the Ben Franklin Bridge which spans the Delaware River to link Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The jump was a benefit for handicapped children.
"Diver" Dan Gonzales displays the typical reaction to the typical pie facial after his 1,000th jump at Pacific Parachute Center in Sheridan, OR. The 1,000-jump load was a 16-way Jewel, with Diver Dan backing the 16th. Pictures at left are participants on the load: left to right kneeling—Paul (Rastus) Siemienczuk, Terry Kowing, Randy Kerr, Mike Milota and Tim Davies; left to right standing—Diver Dan, Terry (Bonz) Dean, Nancy Smith, Mike (Michigan) Sandberg, Marty Scott, Steve Wells, Lance R. O'Mance, Sally Wenner, Larry (LDK) Kelley and Jack DeChristopher. Not pictures is Russell Rallens. Both photos by Susan E Ferrell.
M. Anderson Jenkins composed this delicate silhouette of Terry Prouty cruising silently in the sun above California's Perris Valley DZ.