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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Piggybacks and Three-Ring Circuses—A Slightly Irreverent Look Back at Skydiving Equipment

Piggybacks and Three-Ring Circuses—A Slightly Irreverent Look Back at Skydiving Equipment
Friday, July 9, 2021

One night, as you’re reading a bedtime story to your young parachute, it will inevitably want to know the answer to the question, “Where did I come from?” A responsible parachute owner had better be ready with the answers.

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What the BLEEP Does USPA Do for Me?!

What the BLEEP Does USPA Do for Me?!
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Many members wonder what USPA does exactly, not only as an organization, but also for its members. Well, since USPA turns 75 this month, what better time to share how the organization works and where it’s headed from here?

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Braked Parachute Flight—A Life-Saving Skill for Every Skydiver

Braked Parachute Flight—A Life-Saving Skill for Every Skydiver
Friday, June 11, 2021

For many years, most jumpers regarded the parachute as a necessary evil. It was simply the device that stopped the freefall, allowing the jumper to survive the skydive in order to make another freefall.

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Breaking Barriers—A Look at Women in the Sport on the 10th Anniversary of SIS

Breaking Barriers—A Look at Women in the Sport on the 10th Anniversary of SIS
Monday, June 7, 2021

In 2021, the USPA Sisters in Skydiving program celebrates its 10th anniversary!

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