November 2011

November 2011
photo by Ori Kuper
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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

Features

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)

Columns

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