Saturday, September 19, 2020

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Keep an Eye Out | Damaged Locking Loop

Keep an Eye Out | Damaged Locking Loop
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

A jumper caught this damage to his locking loop while performing a thorough pre-flight inspection of his gear before his first jump of the day.

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Rating Corner | Judging: The Other Ratings Track

Rating Corner | Judging: The Other Ratings Track
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

For jumpers, earning a judge rating can be another means of progress and personal development within the sport.

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Ask A Rigger | Help! I Can’t Pull My Main-Deployment Handle!

Ask A Rigger | Help! I Can’t Pull My Main-Deployment Handle!
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Far too often, skydivers face difficulties pulling their pilot chutes, and the results are often far too serious.

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Safety Check | National Suicide Prevention Week is September 6-12

Safety Check | National Suicide Prevention Week is September 6-12
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Jumping—usually from a structure—accounts for 5.8 percent of all suicides in the United States, and has an 85 percent success rate, which is similar to suicide by firearm.

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Rating Corner | How to Write an Incident Report

Rating Corner | How to Write an Incident Report
Saturday, August 1, 2020

A good incident report gives a thorough account of what happened without glossing over unsavory information or leaving out crucial facts.

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