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Sunday, June 23, 2024

Members of the media can email or call (540) 604-9740 to:

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

 

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.

Thanks for your interest, please email us for specific questions. 

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