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Message of Peace

Message of Peace
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

For skydivers, two things keep us in the sport—our passion for human flight and the amazing friendships we build with others who share that passion.

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More Than the Sum of Its Jumps

More Than the Sum of Its Jumps
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Operation Enduring Warrior Helps Combat-Wounded Veterans Take Flight

Skydiving Makes a Difference: A Parachutist series on nonprofit organizations that give back to their communities

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MARDs—How They Work and What to Expect

MARDs—How They Work and What to Expect
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Hey you, reading this … can you define the term “MARD”? Do you know what it does, how it works and what distinguishes it from similar systems? If you answered no to any of these questions, you are not alone! As it turns out, jumper knowledge of MARD systems is surprisingly marginal. (Or should we say, MARDginal?)

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Team 6—The Aircraft Crew Behind the U.S. Army Golden Knights

Team 6—The Aircraft Crew Behind the U.S. Army Golden Knights
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

It is just before 7 a.m. at Homestead Air Reserve Base in Florida. Sergeant Kyle Pratt, smartly dressed in a black flight suit with the words “U.S. Army Parachute Team” embroidered in gold on his back, glances up at the C31A Fokker aircraft positioned 25 meters in front of him.

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Kickin' Back in Belize- A Parachutist Pictorial

Kickin' Back in Belize- A Parachutist Pictorial
Friday, April 27, 2018

From February 10-20, Tsunami Skydivers Exotic Boogies treated 127 participants from around the world to an experience they’ll never forget: the Boogie in Belize. The event included accommodations and nightly parties on Ambergris Caye, four days of jumping on a nearby private island and four days of intentional water landings into the Great Blue Hole (a large submarine sinkhole in the Caribbean Sea near Belize City).

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