Great State of Maine Airshow

SSG Matt Accord signs autographs at recruiting booth (Photo by SSG Chris Clark)

On August 26 and 27 Gold Team traveled to Brunswick Maine for the “Great State of Maine Airshow” The Team performed our signature night jump with pyro before two thousand spectators on Friday night. The dark night skies were lit up by the jumpers pyro trails. Many of the spectators would even say that the demonstrators even looked like UFO’s screaming out of the sky. (more…)

Tandem Team in Chicago for the Week

SSG Joe Abeln takes a passenger for a ride out the door of the Golden Knights' Twin Otter aircraft (photo by SGT Rachel Medley)

The Golden Knights Tandem Team set up shop in Ottawa, IL this week at Skydive Chicago. The Team will conduct anywhere from 15 to 25 tandems per day at what is arguably the nicest skydiving facility in the country. The view is spectacular! The drop zone is located next to a winding river and surrounded by endless corn and soybean fields. (more…)

Team Work In The Windy City

Bomb Burst (Photo by SSG Joe Abeln)

The Golden Knights are back from a mid season break and are in full swing starting off the second half of the demonstration season on North Avenue Beach in Chicago, Illinois.  We rarely see conditions as surreal as this past weekend with blue skies from sea level to the tops of the heavens.  The weather cooperated perfectly to allow the Golden Knights to perform our Mass formations. However this year Gold team and Tandem team joined together to create large formations of jumpers.  The crowd enjoyed the shock and awe factor as the team landed one after another perfectly executing target accuracy. (more…)

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