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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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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josh neuman in mountains


American influencer Josh Neuman was killed on February 3 in a plane crash in Iceland along with three others: Tim Alings (27), Nicola Bellavia (32), and Haraldur Diego (49), the plane’s pilot. The group’s plane …

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British Chimera Langar team

Britain’s top 4-way open skydiving team is preparing for action in the 2022 Parachuting World Championships come fall. The competition, which is held every two years, will take place in Eloy, Arizona, lasting from October …

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