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2018 Ends with Historic Metric

2018 Ends with Historic Metric
Monday, January 7, 2019

Since 1961 USPA has compiled every skydiving fatality in the U.S., except skydives conducted under military orders. Thirteen skydiving fatalities were recorded in the U.S. in 2018. That’s a historic low.

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2018 Collegiate Championships a Success!

2018 Collegiate Championships a Success!
Friday, January 4, 2019

The 2018 USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championships wrapped up Wednesday, January 2, at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. The competition, the longest-running skydiving competition in the U.S., drew 73 college skydivers from 13 schools across the U.S.

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Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The International Skydiving Hall of Fame honors those who “through leadership, innovation and/or accomplishments, have defined, promoted and advanced skydiving at the highest and sustained level.” Those who wish to nominate a skydiver for this honor should visit skydivingmuseum.org/hall-of-fame/ for additional information and a nomination form. The Hall of Fame is currently accepting nominations for 2019’s inductees through December 31 of this year.

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Skydivers Mourn Pres. George H.W. Bush

Skydivers Mourn Pres. George H.W. Bush
Saturday, December 1, 2018

President George H.W. Bush knew why we jump; he was truly one of us. We mourn his passing this past Friday.

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USPA Board Elections Conclude

USPA Board Elections Conclude
Monday, November 5, 2018

Results are in for the 2019-2021 USPA Board of Directors election, which concluded October 31. *Revised 11/20/2018*

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