GK Takes Gold at the 2011 USPA Canopy Piloting Nationals!

The 2011 USPS Nationals of Canopy Piloting has officially come to an end.  The competition was held at Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon, TX.  This year two members of the Golden Knights competed against 48 other skydivers from across the US.  SFC Greg Windmiller, a seasoned canopy piloting competitor, faced off against 33 jumpers in the Open class.  SSG Joe Abeln, competing in his first Nationals of Canopy Piloting, competed against 17 in the Advanced class. (more…)

Swoop Champion SFC Greg Windmiller

SFC Windmiller at South Africa CompetitionWhen asked as a child, what do you want to be when you grow up? I, unlike other children, had no reservations, no doubt in my mind and no hesitation in answering the question as to what I wanted to do with my life. I longed to be one of my favorite childhood toys. It wasn’t Stretch Armstrong, The Lone Ranger and not even Evel Knievel. (more…)

Golden Knight Brings Home Gold from Dubai Cup

SFC Greg Windmiller swoops the pondPerforming to perfection for the masses without a moment of hesitation or distraction is the primary mission of the US Army Parachute Teams Golden Knights, however with a breath taking view of the Arabian coast, the largest building in the world and the Palm Jumeirah Island it is slightly difficult to focus on the task at hand. It is difficult when your stage is exiting an aircraft over one of the most scenic places in the world. (more…)

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