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Centerspread Photo by David Wybenga   (Mar 2019) Featured Photos Centerspread

Photo by David Wybenga |  D-31682

CT True Blue from the University of Connecticut turns points on its way to taking gold in 4-way advanced formation skydiving at the USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championships at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

Closing In Photo by David Cherry   (Mar 2019) Featured Photos Closing In

Photo by David Cherry |  D-33500

At the USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championships at Skydive Arizona in Eloy, Air Force Rejects competes in 2-way vertical formation skydiving, in which they took the bronze medal.

Foundations of Flight | Back-Fly Side-Slides By Axis Flight School   (Mar 2019) Safety & Training Foundations of Flight

Brought to you by Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. Photos by David Cherry. Information about AXIS’ coaching and instructional services is available at axisflightschool.com.

Fly Girls! By Amy Chmelecki | Photos Courtesy of Red Bull   (Mar 2019) Features

The Second Annual Red Bull Fly Girls Summit at iFLY Orlando and Skydive DeLand in Florida hosted 55 of the country’s best female skydivers—professional and amateur—during the first weekend of 2019. The summit celebrated women in skydiving, a sport that men have traditionally dominated. With its event, which featured a variety of seminars, tunnel time and fun jumps, as well as a competition and an instructional rating course, Red Bull hoped to inspire more women to become skydivers and grow the sport accordingly.

V is for Veterans Day By ShawnaRae Miliano   (Feb 2019) People Five Minute Call

Veterans Day is a time to thank those who have served our country through military service. So, on a brisk, sunny Veterans Day weekend in November at Skydive Arizona in Eloy, Team Elite and Arizona Airspeed joined forces for an invitational 42-way sequential skydiving event that paid tribute to those who have risked life and limb for their country. Organizers Niklas Hemlin and Guy Wright and skydivers from all over the world enjoyed early morning takeoffs, great vibes and extra altitude to accomplish their celebratory jumps.

Heavy Drop—Making the World's Largest Flag Jump Photos and Text by Mark Norman   (Feb 2019) Parachutist Features

Breaking world records in skydiving is not easy, as anyone who has taken part in one will attest. And nearly doubling one is harder yet. Needless to say, it was no simple task when Abdulla Al Mansoori and Samir Al Ammar, management at Skydive Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, decided that the DZ would take on the challenge of hosting a jump with a 4,885.65-square-meter (52,588.70 square-foot) flag to break the Guinness World Record for Largest Flag Flown While Parachuting (set by Ralf Grabowsky of the CYPRES Demo Team in July 2017 with a 2,698-square-meter flag).

Foundations of Flight | 69 Exit By Axis Flight School   (Jan 2019) Safety & Training Foundations of Flight

Brought to you by Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. Photos by David Cherry. Information about AXIS’ coaching and instructional services is available at axisflightschool.com.

Centerspread By David Gerstein | D-28242   (Jan 2019) Featured Photos Centerspread

Photo by David Gerstein | D-28242

Monique Lai (left) and Jeff Harrigan dock on the hill during a sunset 8-way at Connecticut Parachutists Inc. in Ellington.

 

December 2018 Cover   (Dec 2018) Featured Photos Covers

PHOTO BY David Wybenga   |   D-31862

During the USPA National Parachuting Championships at Skydive Sebastian in Florida, Cheryl Stearns exits the aircraft on her way to winning the gold medal in accuracy landing and setting the U.S. Record for Lowest 10-Round Accuracy Landing Score with a total score of 10 cm. 

Foundations of Flight | 2-Way Phalanx to Open Accordion Drill By Axis Flight School   (Dec 2018) Safety & Training Foundations of Flight

Brought to you by Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. Photos by David Wybenga. Information about AXIS’ coaching and instructional services is available at axisflightschool.com.

The 2018 National Parachuting Championships Photos by David Wybenga   (Dec 2018) Features

USPA held its 2018 National Parachuting Championships at sunny Skydive Sebastian in Florida September 19-28. This was the first USPA Nationals for DZO Amanda Smalley and staff, and they did a spectacular job handling all of the expected (and unexpected) issues that arose.

Staying Warm and Safe on the Winter Jumps By Magaly Sandoval | Photos by David Gerstein   (Dec 2018) Features

Skydiving in winter can be a beautiful experience. Flying your canopy through the crisp air over snow-covered fields is an activity you definitely should try and may find you enjoy. It can be challenging—and even potentially dangerous—but it’s a very rewarding and safe experience if you prepare for it properly.

Closing In Photo by Niklas Daniel   (Dec 2018) Featured Photos Closing In

Photo by Niklas Daniel | D-28906

Kris Kringle (David Robinson) spreads holiday cheer with his reindeer (Andrew Velasquez) at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

November 2018 Cover   (Nov 2018) Featured Photos Covers

Photo by David Cherry | D-33500

Mixed formation skydiving team Fallhalla (Chris Gunter, Paul Harris and Emily Royal) turns points on its way to taking fourth in the advanced class at the USPA National Skydiving Championships at Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle, Illinois.

Centerspread By David Cherry   (Nov 2018) Featured Photos Centerspread

Photo by David Cherry | D-33500

Dallas Disturbance builds a formation on its way to taking the silver medal in 16-way formation skydiving at the USPA National Skydiving Championships at Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle, Illinois.

Featured Training Photo Photo by David Cherry   (Oct 2018) Featured Photos Safety & Training Featured Photo

Instructors Tammer Ramini (left and Dan Doyle take and AFF student on his first jump at Skydive Orange in Virginia.

Photo by David Cherry | D-33500

Foundations Of Flight | Angle Flying Feet First On Back By Axis Flight School   (Oct 2018) Safety & Training Foundations of Flight

Brought to you by Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. Photos by David Cherry. Information about AXIS’ coaching and instructional services is available at axisflightschool.com.

The Age of Authority A Parachutist Pictorial | Photos By Norman Kent   (Oct 2018) Homepage Features

The 75-Way Skydivers Over Sixty World Record for Largest Formation Skydive

Organizers: T.J. Hine, Roger Ponce de Leon, Rick Poplinger

Record Holders:

Andy Anderson, Michael Anderson, Pat Arthur, Art Barchie, David Benjamin, Betty Bennett, John Benoit, Stewart Brookes, Scott Buethe, Monique Careau, George Conwill, James Crandall, Carl Daugherty, Carlo De Martino, Kim Dobson, Jim Doyle, Valerie Estabrook, Chuck Finley, Nels Forsman, Bill Fridberg, Glenn Giamatti, Gary Greer, William Grimm, Tiiu Haamer, John Hardy, Michael Hare, Dee Hawley, Michael Hawley, Tom Hayes, T.J. Hine, Robert Johns, Ronald Johnson, John Kallend, Peter Kazmierczak, Kevin Keenan, Peter Kramer, James Krogh, Francois Leblanc, Jerry Lehnherr, Richard Luczak, Marshall Madden, William McMurry, Jeff McVey, Raymond Medley, John Mignanelli, Douglas Mullinax, George Nisson, Darrell Ogi, Richard Parrish, Dan Pillasch, Roger Ponce de Leon, Rick Poplinger, Cynthia Raible, Mike Raible, David Robinson, Mike Robinson, Dan Rosenthal, Jeff Saxton, Hank Schraeder, Craig Seasly, Jonathan Smith, Hank Stapel, Larry Stein, Larry Thomas, Mark Thompson, Steve Van Buren, Butch Van Lewis, Kevin Vetter, Ron Wands, Tracy Warrington, Harold White, Casey Wiggins, Paul Wold, Josh Wolfe, Peter Zimmerli

Camera Flyers: Brian Festi and Norman Kent

Featured Training Photo Photo By David Gerstein   (Sep 2018) Featured Photos Safety & Training Featured Photo

AFF Instructor Cat Brown gives a hand signal to her student at Connecticut Parachutists Inc. in Ellington.

Photo By David Gerstein  | D-28242

Getting Started in Freefall Photography By David R. Kreiser   (Aug 2018) Homepage Features
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