Keep an Eye Out | Hard-Opening Damage
Keep An Eye Out | Oct 01, 2020
Keep an Eye Out | Hard-Opening Damage

USPA Staff

This toggle keeper ripped during a hard opening, causing a premature brake release. The canopy was undamaged, and the jumper was able to avoid a cutaway by releasing the other brake. Although this jumper landed safely, this incident demonstrates how much damage a hard opening can cause and how important it is to pack and maintain your gear correctly to avoid one.




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