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PIA Recognizes Former USPA Director of Safety and Training Jim Crouch   (May 2021) People Homepage USPA

In a May 18 press release, Mike Beck, chair of the Parachute Industry Association Awards Committee, announced that the organization has selected former USPA Director of Safety and Training Jim Couch to receive the 2019 PIA Distinguished Leadership Award. 

Ask A Rigger—Kill-Line Pilot Chutes By Derek Vanboeshoten   (May 2021) Safety & Training Ask A Rigger
Tales from the Bonfire By Luke Daly   (May 2021) People
Dillingham Airfield Gets Six-Month Extension   (May 2021) Industry News Homepage USPA
Are These Winds OK to Jump In? By Jason Russell   (May 2021) Safety & Training
USPT Prepares for Mondial Following WADA Decision   (May 2021) Competition Homepage USPA

The U.S. Parachute Team is accelerating its preparations to attend the Féderátion Aéronautique Internationale World Parachuting Championships Mondial scheduled for August 7-21 after the World Anti-Doping Agency announced that the event may be held in the host country, Russia, which is under WADA sanctions.

USPA Holding Casting Call for New Tandem Assumption of Risk Video   (May 2021) Event News Homepage USPA

USPA is holding a casting call for a new Tandem Assumption of Risk Video. We’re looking for experienced skydivers to fill key roles in its production.

May 2021 Cover   (May 2021) Featured Photos Covers

Photo by Mark Kirschenbaum for Hypoxic | D-28511

Rookie Lauren Rodes works on her head-up docking with coach Seth Logan during the Rookie Roundup at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

Anemometer By Albert Berchtold   (May 2021) Anemometer
Centerspread   (May 2021) Featured Photos Centerspread
Currency! Currency! Currency!—The 2020 Non-Fatal-Incident Summary By USPA Director of Safety and Training Ron Bell   (May 2021) Safety & Training

Unquestionably, 2020 presented a unique set of challenges to overcome.

Justin Price | D-24404 By Brian Giboney   (May 2021) People Profiles

As a camera flyer for Arizona Airspeed for four years and as a canopy piloting competitor, Justin Price, D-24404, has a pile of medals from both national and international events.

Another Record Low—The 2020 Fatality Summary By Jim Crouch   (Apr 2021) Safety & Training
2021 Nationals Registration Opens   (Apr 2021) Competition