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PD Factory Team Announces Expansion

PD Factory Team Announces Expansion
Monday, July 1, 2019

The Performance Designs Factory Team began 15 years ago as a 4-way formation skydiving project composed primarily of PD employees. It later became a high-performance canopy piloting team. For 2019, PD is expanding the team to include classic accuracy.

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Red Bull Photo Competition Accepting Submissions

Red Bull Photo Competition Accepting Submissions
Monday, July 1, 2019

Red Bull is hosting the fifth edition of its Illume Image Quest photo competition—which incorporates all manner of imagery, including skydiving and BASE jumping—and is accepting submissions now through July 31.

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Firebird Issues Mandatory Product Service Bulletin

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Firebird, maker of the EVO harness-and-container system, has issued a product service bulletin after a pillow-reserve-ripcord cable separated from the reserve pin during assembly on a newly delivered EVO. Although Firebird says it is confident that this is an isolated incident, the company has taken additional steps to ensure the safety of its users.

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UPT and Sun Path Form Partnership

UPT and Sun Path Form Partnership
Saturday, June 1, 2019

United Parachute Technologies and Sun Path Products are joining forces to co-sponsor the development, training and sale of the Mutant supine harness, which is geared toward highly experienced canopy pilots. This is the first time the direct competitors have worked together to this extent in the sport market.

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BPA Appoints Angel Fernandez as Communications Manager

BPA Appoints Angel Fernandez as Communications Manager
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The British Parachute Association recently appointed Angel Fernandez to the new staff position of communications manager. Fernandez, who began skydiving in 2017, has more than 20 years of communications and marketing experience in a variety of industries.

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