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Elite Skydivers Compete in 2021 USPA National Championships (PDF)
 

How Safe is Skydiving? (PDF)
 

USPA Statement on Skydiving Aircraft Safety (PDF)
 

U.S. Skydivers Going for Gold in Russia for World Meet (PDF)
 


Members of the media can contact Shanon Searls, USPA’s Director of Sport Promotion, at sportpromo@uspa.org or (540) 604-9740, to—

  • learn more about USPA and skydiving
  • request an interview
  • obtain skydiving photos for press use

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    Press Links

    The following links contain information on USPA and the sport of skydiving:

    USPA Overview
    Read about the U.S. Parachute Association’s mission and history, as well as its many programs and functions, including safety and training, Group Membership, government relations and much more.

    Skydiving Safety
    Learn about skydiving’s safety record over the years and about how the sport continues to become safer.

    Skydiver Demographics
    USPA’s nearly 40,000 members range in age from 16 to 96 and represent a diverse mix of people from all walks of life. Find out who skydives and where they come from.

    Skydiving Terminology
    This A-to-Z glossary can help you understand skydiving lingo and teach you to talk the talk like the pros.

    Skydiving Equipment
    Learn about the basic components of skydiving gear, and get a primer on how a parachute system works.

    Skydiving Disciplines
    Licensed skydivers have virtually limitless options for aerial fun. Read about some of the most common activities skydivers enjoy in freefall and under canopy.

    How to Start Skydiving
    Learn about the three basic first-jump methods and find a local skydiving center.

    Frequently Asked Questions
    Find answers to some common questions about the experience of jumping out of an airplane.