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For Dad

For Dad
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

At Skydive San Diego in Jamul, California, instructor Patrick Woodruff takes Rachelle Babler for a tandem skydive to release the ashes of her father, 28-year Navy veteran Stanley Ljosdal. Ljosdal never got to make a jump, and Babler said, “That’s why I had to do it for him.”

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A Record for Indiana

A Record for Indiana
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

From left, Junior Melton, Dana Parker, camera flyer Dave Durant, Floyd Kehl, Chuck Surges and Al Lavine pose for the camera in October at Skydive Indianapolis in Frankfort, Indiana, after setting the Jumpers Over Seventy State Record for Largest Formation Skydive with a 5-way.

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D-1 Becomes JON-23

D-1 Becomes JON-23
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Lew Sanborn, D-1, celebrates his 90th birthday at Mid-America Sport Parachute Club in Taylorville, Illinois, where friends held a cookout in his honor and presented him with a certificate proclaiming him the 23rd member of Jumpers Over Ninety (a subgroup of the Parachutists Over Phorty Society).

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Jumpers Honor Infante at Perris

Jumpers Honor Infante at Perris
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

On July 14, friends and colleagues of Kellie Infante, B-46875, performed a memorial series of jumps at Skydive Perris in California, her home drop zone. 

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Featured Jumper

Featured Jumper
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Phil Lamm (upper right, blue helmet) and friends complete a 16-way in celebration of his 3,000th jump at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois.

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