Golden Knights Take Part in New World Record

A formation builds on one of the warmup jumps. Photo by Simon Palacio

A formation builds on one of the warmup jumps. Photo by Simon Palacio

This Thanksgiving holiday, women from all over the country and the world gathered at Skydive Arizona, in Eloy, AZ to attempt to build the world’s largest vertical formation of all women. SGT Jen Schaben represented the Golden Knights by joining 40 other women to build this record. Ladies started arriving on Monday, to jump at the warmup camps on Tuesday and Wednesday. The organizers split the participants into two groups of 22 to start the jumping off. (more…)

Golden Knights help set California State Vertical Formation Record

58 Way CA State Vertical Record

58 Way CA State Vertical Record Photo by Iwan Van Der Schoor

Several members of the Golden Knights were in California last week to help set the state’s largest vertical formation record.  SSG Joe Abeln, SSG Trevor Oppenborn, SSG Reese Pendleton and SGT Jen Schaben joined jumpers from across the country and the world to complete a 58 person vertical formation.  Participants came from the Ukraine, Australia, Sweden, Norway, Canada and Brazil for the accomplishment.  (more…)

The Golden Knights Prepare for Upcoming World Record

A view of one of the formations built during the Women's Vertical World Record Camp. SGT Jen Schaben is in the top left side with the black and gold Army rig. Photo by Craig Amrine

A view of one of the formations built during the Women's Vertical World Record Camp. SGT Jen Schaben is in the top left side with the black and gold Army rig. Photo by Craig Amrine

The clear blue skies promised a great day one of the Women’s Vertical World Record Skills Camp this past weekend, held in Eloy, AZ. This camp was just one of the many such camps leading up to the Women’s Vertical World Record, to be held over Thanksgiving weekend, also in Skydive Arizona. (more…)

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