The world record for most helicopter spins while skysurfing has been broken once again, and by the same person who set the previous record, American flyer Keith Edward Snyder. Better known in the skydiving community …

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HEX movie skydiving scene


It seems skydivers are always trying to break records by upping the ante, whether it’s a 103-year-old woman hoping to become the oldest skydiver ever or flyers adding members to their jump aiming to net …

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Washington state skydiving formation record


Last week 38 skydivers from across North America traveled to the Shelton, Washington dropzone Skydive Kapowsin, attempting to break the Washington state record for the largest vertical formation. Previously set in 2016 with a 29-person …

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The World Games Birmingham Air Sports


The World Games, which will take place from July 7th to July 17th, is the second-largest multi-sport event in the world (after the Olympic Games). The Games include more than 30 sports, including many relatively …

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Oldest skydiver Guinness World Records

Rut Linnéa Ingegärd Larsson, of Sweden, has become the oldest person to jump out of an airplane. The 103-year-old jumped in tandem with instructor Joackim Johansson at Motala, Sweden’s Linköpings Fallskärmsklubb dropzone (don’t worry, we …

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Tyler Nii and his brother


Should rescue boats be on standby for all dropzones near water? Recent accidents in New Zealand are prompting calls for action. 27-year-old Tyler Nii died in January 2018 after he and his skydiving instructor crashed …

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sarah jane bayram death skydiving accident


British skydiver Sarah-Jane Bayram died March 10, after being involved in a mid-air collision while skydiving over Muriwai Beach in Auckland, New Zealand during high winds. Bayram reportedly voiced concerns about strong winds prior to …

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redbull plane swap crash


On Sunday, April 24, veteran skydivers and cousins Andy Farrington and Luke Aikins attempted to become the first to successfully swap planes mid-air unassisted, a feat most of us wouldn’t imagine ever seeing outside of …

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Alexy Galda USA wingsuit


Chicago’s Alexey Galda is one of the most talented wingsuit flyers in the world. He’s been flying for over a decade and has served as a member of the U.S. National Wingsuit Team since 2016, …

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