The heat of summer is bearing down on Ft. Bragg and southern North Carolina. Triple digit heat indices have been an everyday occurrence since the middle of July, with no sign of letting up. The Golden Knights Tandem Team is cooling off in the colder air 2 ½ miles above the sweltering ground. On Tuesday, an American Hero and Country music star visited the Team. Keni Thomas, a former Airborne Ranger turned Country Music star wanted a little cool down of his own. Keni, along with his father John, and two music exec’s from Warner Music Nashville, found the Tandem Team training at the GK drop zone in Laruinburg, NC. (more…)
Carol Cain, a local news anchor, puts her knees in the breeze over Selfridge AFB outside Detroit, MI.
The Golden Knights Tandem Team had a refreshing break from the North Carolina heat last week when they traveled to Detroit, Michigan. Selfridge Air Force Base hosted the three-day tandem camp, during which the Team completed more than 25 tandem skydives. The passengers were local university athletic coaches and administrators, as well as local law enforcement members and news personalities. (more…)
In the skydiving community flying head down is quite a common position for various formations, but today it was something quite different for members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team. Golden Knights and it caused quite a splash! Instead of falling out of the sky from 13,000 feet, the teams were falling into a royal blue pool of cool water for annual water training. (more…)