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February 2017

February 2017
photo by Willy Boeykens | USPA #10569
Phoenix-Fly team Need 4 Speed builds a formation during its five-day artistic wingsuit flying event at the Skydive Dubai Desert Campus in the United Arab Emirates.

Features

Earning the Women's Head-Down World Record by Jessica Brownlow
The Next Big Thing—Mixed Formation Skydiving is Ready to Take Over the World by Annette O'Neil more »

January 2017

January 2017
photo by Laszlo Andacs | D-22468
Jumpers set the 40-way Fédération Aéronautique Internationale World Record for Largest Night Formation Skydive at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.

Features

Making A Safer Sport: Safety Day is March 11 a Parachutist Special Section
60 Cycles: A Life-Celebration Event by Marian Sparks
Officially Dark by Jim McCormick more »

December 2016

December 2016
photo by Niklas Daniel | D-28906
EagleBear (Andre Gerner, Joseph Gerner and Nathan Roth) turn points on the way to taking the silver medal in open mixed formation skydiving at the USPA Nationals in Eloy, Arizona.

Features

Vying for Gold—The USPA National Championships of Formation Skydiving And Artistic Events by USPA Director of Competition Randy Connell
18,000 Jumpable Days—Skydiving For 50-Plus Years: Burl Baxter by Annette O'Neil more »

November 2016

November 2016
photo by Rick Winkler | D-32647
At Skydive Elsinore in California, Taylor Cole, Eric Gallan, Sean Jones and Will Kitto of U.S. Canopy Formation Team Elsinore Too Wrapped Up make a practice jump to prepare for competing in the rotations event at the FAI World Parachuting Championships Mondial.

Features

On Home Turf: The FAI World Parachuting Championships Mondial 2016 by Eli Godwin more »

October 2016

October 2016
photo by Mike Carpenter| D-34137
Some of the best freeflyers in the U.S., Mike Bohn and Leland Procell of Team Flo, Chad Ross and Damian Germano of Zulu Foxtrot, Brent Witt and John Starkey of AXIS Freefl y, Andy Malchiodi of SoCal Converge and Keith Creedy join together to build a hybrid formation at GoJump Oceanside in California.

Features

Teamwork by Joel Strickland
18,000 Jumpable Days—Skydiving For 50-Plus Years: Rudi Krenz by Annette O'Neil more »

September 2016

September 2016
photo by Ralph Turner | C-43075
Sarah Endricks skysurfs on Keith Portela while exiting over Skydive Miami in Homestead, Florida.

Features

USPA Board Comes Home to Virginia a USPA Staff Report
Happy 70th USPA! a USPA Staff Report
The King of Lost Prairie - Dick Rapacilo's Story by Annette O'Neil
There's a Revolution In the Air a Parachutist Photo Essay more »

August 2016

August 2016
photo by Paul-Henry De Baere | D-30471
Omar Alhegelan takes freeflying to the Himalayas during the May 2016 Skydive Everest expedition in Nepal.

Features

Introducing... The Make-A-Save Campaign by Jim Crouch
Going Out in Style -- The 2016 USPA National Parachuting Championships by Eli Godwin and Lindy Leach more »

July 2016

July 2016
photo by Caroline Layne | D-14528 for Norman Kent Productions
On Flag Day, Team Fastrax performs a demo jump into downtown Philadelpia in front of Independence Hall, where the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution were debated and adopted.

July 2016 | Volume 57, Number 7 | Issue 681 more »

June 2016

June 2016
photo by Norman Kent | D-8369
Jaime Tristancho (left) takes on Milton Pachon in a game of Quiddich during fi lming of a television commercial by Plan 9 Films for telecommunications company EBT at Skydive Colombia.

June 2016 | Volume 57, Number 6 | Issue 680 more »

May 2016

May 2016

May 2016 | Volume 57, Number 5 | Issue 679 more »