Performing 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…)
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…)
Want to know what a Accuracy competitor goes through on a daily basis? This video is just 3 jumps of a 10 to 15 jump day.