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The Golden Knights Vertical Formation  Skydiving Team (VFS) began training at the Annual Certification Cycle 2015 in Homestead, FL on 13 Jan 2015. This brand new team consists of SGT John Long, SGT Dan Osorio, SSG Reese Pendlton, SSG Trey Martin, and the team leader SFC Chris Acevedo. Once jump operations started, this team has been […]

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TEAM SIX WEEK SIX ACC 2015

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Folks back home in North Carolina endured some heavy weather this past week and the Team Room was brimming with talk of icy roads and wintery conditions. The poor jumping conditions spanned up and down the coast as low ceilings and gusty winds shortened training opportunities on Wednesday and Thursday here at Homestead. Try as […]

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This Is How A 8-Way Dive Pool Is Selected For Competitions


    Everyone knows the Golden Knights 8-Way Team conducts hundreds of training jumps per year to stay proficient as competitors. But why does it take so much training to remain competitive at the top levels of formation skydiving? A standard competition jump consists of five to six formations repeated as fast as possible for time. […]

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