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America Gets a Dose of LSD at Spaceland Houston By Alethia Austin   (Sep 2020) Event News Five Minute Call

After having great success in Europe over the past four years, the LSD (Level, Slot, Dock) Skills Camps made their way to the U.S., landing at Skydive Spaceland–Houston in Rosharon, Texas, in July.

Spaceland Hosts Sixth Annual 3-Way Formation Skydiving Competition By Christy West   (Sep 2020) Competition Five Minute Call

Coronavirus slowed but did not stop the Skydive Spaceland 3-Way Formation Skydiving Competition!

Featured Training Photo Photo by David Gerstein | D-28242   (Sep 2020) Featured Photos Safety & Training Featured Photo

Tandem instructor Mike Hennessy gears up a tandem student at Connecticut Parachutists Inc. in Ellington.

Rating Corner | Judging: The Other Ratings Track Jim Rees | D-13359   (Sep 2020) Safety & Training The Rating Corner

For jumpers, earning a judge rating can be another means of progress and personal development within the sport.

Featured Jumper Photo by Alex Swindle | D-31305   (Aug 2020) Featured Photos To New Heights Featured Photo

David Robinson (red and white rig), D-33346, and friends celebrate his 70th birthday with a 17-way formation of the number 70 at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

Five Reasons You Should Attend Nationals A USPA Staff Report   (Aug 2020) Features

The camaraderie, the spirit of competition and the drama keep jumpers returning to Nationals year after year, but it’s also more than that. The reasons people attend Nationals are as varied as the disciplines showcased at the event.

David “Junior” Ludvik | D-25148 By Brian Giboney   (Jun 2020) People Profiles

David “Junior” Ludvik, D-25148, started skydiving in 1999 at Skydive Tecumseh in Michigan.

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.

Short and Sweet —The Annual Spring Fling A Parachutist Photo Essay   (May 2020) Features

The Spring Fling at Skydive Sebastian in Florida, traditionally held each year in early March, is a big deal for both experienced and aspiring canopy formation skydivers from around the world.

Big Win for DZs at Hawaii’s Dillingham Airfield Photos by Patrick Kessler and Lindsay Wheeler   (Apr 2020) Homepage Industry News

On April 15, USPA and other general aviation groups won a reprieve for aviation businesses, including two drop zones, at Dillingham Airfield in Waialua, Hawaii.

Working Together to Save Skydiving at Dillingham Airfield By Ed Scott   (Apr 2020) Homepage Gearing Up

HDOT ordered all businesses at the airport to shut their doors by June 30, demonstrating a cold indifference to the scores of people whose livelihoods and lives will be upended.

Let’s Dance Photo by David Cherry | D-33500   (Apr 2020) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

Chazi Blacksher and John Blackburn put on their dancing shoes at Skydive Arizona in Eloy for a local magazine piece promoting a children’s nonprofit event.

Smoke Signals Photo by David Wybenga | D-31862   (Apr 2020) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

Karen Lewis Dalton flies a smoke chain during the Women’s Skydiving Network PRO Camp at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

Swinging Into Action Photo by David Cherry | D-33500   (Mar 2020) Featured Photos Five Minute Call Featured Photo Five Minute Call

Levity founder Leah Levy product tests her company’s Pocket Swing, which is made from upcycled parachute fabric, underneath a Droplyne balloon flying over Arizona City, Arizona.

Ask a rigger | Reserves, Part 1: Choosing and Purchasing By Shauna Finley   (Feb 2020) Homepage Safety & Training Ask A Rigger

Chances are, you know very little about your reserve canopy (after all, it’s packed away out of view most of the time), but you should. It’s an important piece of equipment, and although you hope to never use it, you probably will at some point. (Photo by David Cherry.)

Featured Event Photo by Anthony Zerbonia | D-34481   (Feb 2020) Featured Photos Featured Event

Flanked by wingsuit flyers Andy Kenny and Melissa Pettito, Richo Butts flies his canopy atop a backflying Kenny David Covel during Wingsuit Weekend at Start Skydiving in Middletown, Ohio.

Pink Skies, Pink Ribbons By Gulcin Gilbert   (Jan 2020) Features

Around the world, October is the month dedicated to breast-cancer awareness. For many years, the skydiving community marked this month with Jump for the Cause, an event that brought women together to raise money for breast cancer research and set women’s world record formation skydives.

Charles Crinklaw Elected as USPA Central Regional Director   (Dec 2019) Homepage Industry News

Results are in for the special election to fill the vacancy for the Central Region seat on the USPA Board of Directors.

Closing In Photo by David Wybenga I D-31862   (Nov 2019) Featured Photos Closing In

At the USPA Nationals at Skydive Paraclete XP in Raeford, North Carolina, camera flyer Chad Ross of Polaris shoots his teammates, Matthew Fry and Katie Hansen, on their way to taking gold in artistic freefly.

Centerspread Photo by David Cherry I D-33500   (Nov 2019) Featured Photos Centerspread

Beau Riebe swoops the pond during the open freestyle canopy piloting test event at the USPA Nationals.