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Heaton Pens Comprehensive Memoir

Heaton Pens Comprehensive Memoir
Sunday, September 1, 2019

USPA Executive Director Emeritus Norman Heaton, D-565, recently published “My First 1,000 Jumps—The Evolution of a Skydiver and the Organization That Became His Life,” a nearly 800-page, coffee-table-sized memoir that gives a comprehensive account of the events surrounding the world of skydiving, the Parachute Club of America (USPA’s predecessor organization) and USPA from 1961-1975.

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Gilbert Announces Breast Cancer Awareness Effort in October

Gilbert Announces Breast Cancer Awareness Effort in October
Sunday, September 1, 2019

In September 2009, 181 women set the Féderátion Aéronautique Internationale World Record for Largest Women’s Formation Skydive at Skydive Perris in California.

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Sigma Changes Name to Merit

Sigma Changes Name to Merit
Sunday, September 1, 2019

On June 14, Sigma—the company that provides electronic membership cards and credential verification to USPA members—announced that it has changed its name to Merit.

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Impact-Rated Cookie G4 Helmet Now Available for Purchase

Impact-Rated Cookie G4 Helmet Now Available for Purchase
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Cookie Helmets recently announced the release of its G4 helmet, which passed impact and snag-resistance testing to Skydiving and Wind Tunnel Helmet Standard XP S 72-600.

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CF World Record Team to Receive 2019 Path of Excellence Award

CF World Record Team to Receive 2019 Path of Excellence Award
Monday, July 1, 2019

The International Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame is honoring the Canopy Formation World Record Team with its Path of Excellence Award.

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