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“Ski and Donna Dive the Hills”
Featured Art | July 2020

“Ski and Donna Dive the Hills”

By Ebby Boehm

“Ski and Donna Dive the Hills”
Acrylic on canvas

Ebby Boehm | D-9410
Bradenton, Florida
Ebbyboehm@gmail.com

Author: Ebby Boehm
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Pablo Hernandez | D-29869
Profiles | July 2020

Pablo Hernandez | D-29869

By Brian Giboney

Pablo Hernandez, D-29869, is a highly accomplished Spanish canopy pilot whose father taught him how to jump at a young age.

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Letters | July 2020

Letters

D-Valuation

The D license represents that the holder has earned and demonstrated the highest level of expertise in our sport and is a master parachutist.

Author: Jim Graham
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Letters | July 2020

Letters

How to Count

Should jumpers who die inside skydiving aircraft be counted as skydiving fatalities?

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Tales From the Bonfire | A South Florida Cutaway
Tales from the Bonfire | July 2020

Tales From the Bonfire | A South Florida Cutaway

By Mark Perry

My second jump of the day, an 8-way formation skydive, was uneventful until I tracked away and pulled.

Author: Mark Perry
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Parachutist Around the World
Parachutist Around the World | July 2020

Parachutist Around the World

Author: USPA Staff
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Parachutist Around the World
Parachutist Around the World | June 2020

Parachutist Around the World

Author: USPA Staff
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“I Met Myself on the Mountain”
Featured Art | June 2020

“I Met Myself on the Mountain”

By Kayla Perron

“I Met Myself on the Mountain”
Ink on paper

Kayla Perron | B-47722
Orlando, Florida

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Tales From the Bonfire | The Wild, Wild Midwest
Tales from the Bonfire | June 2020

Tales From the Bonfire | The Wild, Wild Midwest

By Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld

As most older skydivers are aware, the Midwest was the wild, wild Midwest in the early 1980s.

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David “Junior” Ludvik | D-25148
Profiles | June 2020

David “Junior” Ludvik | D-25148

By Brian Giboney

David “Junior” Ludvik, D-25148, started skydiving in 1999 at Skydive Tecumseh in Michigan.

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Making It Through Together
Gearing Up | May 2020

Making It Through Together

By Ed Scott

In no wild nightmare could I have conceived that a virus would ground skydiving and, indeed, shut down the world.

Author: Ed Scott
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“Sunset Swoop!”
Featured Art | May 2020

“Sunset Swoop!”

By Sam Holliman

“Sunset Swoop!”
Colored pencils and pastels on paper

Sam Holliman | USPA #300435
Durham, North Carolina
Sam.holliman@gmail.com

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Larry Yount | D-18792
Profiles | May 2020

Larry Yount | D-18792

By Brian Giboney

Larry Yount, D-18792, was a military jumper who turned into a multi-talented, multi-discipline sport skydiver extraordinaire.

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Parachutist Around the World
Parachutist Around the World | May 2020

Parachutist Around the World

Author: USPA Staff
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“Dog DayZ at the DZ”
Featured Art | April 2020

“Dog DayZ at the DZ”

By Stephanie Bush

“Dog DayZ at the DZ”
Acrylic on canvas

Stephanie Bush
Facebook.com/stephaniebushdesigns

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Carmen Villamil | D-30297
Profiles | April 2020

Carmen Villamil | D-30297

By Brian Giboney

Carmen Villamil, D-30297, began jumping in her native Puerto Rico but now makes her home at Skydive Arizona in Eloy. She is involved in many aspects of the sport—instructing, videography, rigging and competing—and has excelled at each.

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Parachutist Around the World
Parachutist Around the World | April 2020

Parachutist Around the World

Author: USPA Staff
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Increase Knowledge on Safety Day
Gearing Up |

Increase Knowledge on Safety Day

By Ed Scott

Actions have consequences. So do accidents, especially fatal accidents.

Author: Ed Scott
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“100th Landing”
Featured Art | March 2020

“100th Landing”

By Sietske Dils

“100th Landing”
Watercolor

Sietske Dils

Author: Sietske Dils
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Letters | March 2020

Letters

This is a Sport?

The 50th anniversary of my first jump is next month and I can’t tell you how much fun it was to watch the 1969 film “This is a Sport?” that you included in the recent USPA Update!

Author: Bob Dodt
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Jake Jensen | D-30450
Profiles | March 2020

Jake Jensen | D-30450

By Brian Giboney

Jake Jensen, D-30450, is a two-time Fédération Aéronautique Internationale World Champion and five-time USPA National Champion in vertical formation skydiving with team SDC Core.

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Parachutist Around the World
Parachutist Around the World | March 2020

Parachutist Around the World

Author: USPA Staff
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Parachutist Around the World
Parachutist Around the World | February 2020

Parachutist Around the World

Author: USPA Staff
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“Fly Free #4”
Featured Art | February 2020

“Fly Free #4”

By Lily Sayre | B-50998

“Fly Free #4”
Acrylic on canvas

Lily Sayre | B-50998
Somerville, Massachusetts
Skydiveart.com

Author: Lily Sayre
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Letters | February 2020

Letters

Leveling the Playing Field

As an experienced skydiver, I’ve competed in 4-way [formation skydiving] in the advanced class at Nationals multiple times.

Author: Tom Startz
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Max Cohn | D-20252
Profiles | February 2020

Max Cohn | D-20252

By Brian Giboney

Max Cohn, D-20252, made a name for himself in the 1990s as an East Coast freefly talent when most of the evolution of the discipline was occurring in the West and in Florida.

Author: Brian
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Parachutist Around the World
Parachutist Around the World | January 2020

Parachutist Around the World

Author: USPA Staff
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Donors
Donors | January 2020

Donors

Author: USPA Staff
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"untitled"
Featured Art | January 2020

"untitled"

By Daniel Silva | B-49187

"untitled"
Acrylic on drywall

Daniel Silva | B-49187
Huntington Beach, California
danthehandymansilva@gmail.com

Author: Daniel Silva
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Letters | January 2020

Letters

Sports Camera Safety

Every day, Safety and Training Advisors see skydivers walking to the plane wearing cameras that are not protected from catching a line.

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