Golden Knights are Soldiers first, continuously training to excel in the air…and also on the ground. Team members strive for excellence in all aspects of being a good Soldier, and compete and train not only in skydiving, but in other sports as well. (more…)
The US Army Golden Knights Competition Team made a strong showing this weekend at the 2011 Indoor Skydiving Championships hosted by the Paraclete XP wind tunnel in Raeford, NC. The Knights competed in the 4way and 8way Formation Skydiving categories.
Saturday consisted of 8 rounds of 4way followed by 8 rounds of 8way. 16 rounds of competition in one day require a high degree of physical and mental endurance. The Golden Knights’ Gold 4way Team finished the day in 3rd place, while the 8way Team sat atop the leader board after 8 rounds. (more…)
The graduates of the 2010 Golden Knights Assesment and Selection program have begun their formal training as official members of the Team. Six of the newly Knighted Soldiers have been assigned to the Gold Demonstration Team. Gold Team’s newest members are currently perfecting the art of aerial demonstrating with the expert assistance of the Gold Demonstration Team’s “Old Guys”. (more…)