November 2011

November 2011
photo by Ori Kuper
Bart Rogowski swoops the pond at Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon, Texas, during the 2011 USPA National Skydiving Championships of Canopy Piloting.

November 2011 | Volume 52, Number 11 | Issue 625


A Superlative Swoopfest—The 2011 USPA National Skydiving Championships of Canopy Piloting by USPA Director of Competition James Hayhurst
Bill Wood—2011 USPA Gold Medal For Meritorious Service - a USPA Staff Report
Expanding Your Horizons—Angle Flying by Francesco Cipollone
D’oh! - a Parachutist Pictorial
USA Shines Gold—The 6th FAI World Cup of Canopy Piloting by Steven Hudoba
Making “Pink Skies” the Movie by Gulcin Gilbert
Remembering 9-11 - a Parachutist Pictorial (Online Content Only)


Foundations of Flight - Double Spock by Axis Flight School
Gearing Up by Shonda Smith
How Skydiving Changed My Life by Barry Sinex
Christy Frikken's Profile by Brian Giboney

Safety & Training

The Rating Corner - Packing and Gear Checks for Tandem Safety by Jim Crouch
Safety Check - Opening High by Jim Crouch
Ask a Rigger - Preparing for Travel by Kevin Gibson