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…)

Style and Accuracy at US Nationals 2010

The Golden Knight Style and Accuracy Team competed in the United States Parachute Association National Championships for 2010, this past week at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois.  The Team consisted on SFC Elisa Tennyson, SSG Dannielle Woosley, SSG Christopher Acevedo and SSG Laura Dickmeyer.  The events were Classic Accuracy and Style.  Classic Accuracy is a team and individual event in which jumpers exit the aircraft at approximately 3300 feet above the ground and fly their parachutes to a 2cm yellow dot on an inflated air tuffet on the ground.  (more…)

Gold Medals and a National Record

GK8 walks off the dropzone after round 10 of 8-way at the 2010 US Nationals Skydiving Competition

Training and dedication has finally paid off for the Golden Knights’ 8-way competition team.  GK8 is bringing home the Gold from the 2010 US National Skydiving Competition at Skydive Chicago.  The Knights finished the 10 round 8-way competition with 199 points and a National Championship.  GK8 topped the reigning National Champs, Arizona Airspeed, who finished with an impressive 191 points. (more…)

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