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Tandem Team in San Antonio


We were in San Antonio last week conducting tandems in connection with the Army’s All-American Bowl. While we enjoyed mild days with blue skies, a huge cold front swept through our home base of NC taking temps down into the teens…no complaints from any of us! Stinson Airport, a small private airport in south San […]

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USA vs. Russia- Competition History


Digging deep into competition history you’ll find that Russia is the “Mother” of competitive parachuting.  As early as 1930, jumpers in Russia were competing to see who could land their parachutes closest to a target- known today as Classic Accuracy.  The first sanctioned World Parachuting Championships took place in Yugoslavia in 1951, USA was not […]

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Golden Knights tryout for a World Record jump and help set a Florida State Record!


Shortly after Christmas, three members of the Golden Knights traveled to Skydive Sebastian in southern FL to tryout for a slot on the 2012 Vertical World Record. The tryout camp was part of the Skydive Sebastian Invasion, which saw 450 skydivers from around the world convene on the airport.  

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