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January 1992 Cover   (Jan 1992) Featured Photos Covers

Mike McGowan, D-5709, captures Pam Godwin's smiling Fly-by over the Paragators DZ in Umatilla, FL, during the annual POPS winter meet.  Pam's parents, Jimmy and Wilma Godwin, run the meet.

December 1991 Cover   (Dec 1991) Featured Photos Covers

Ian Graham, of Caledonian Graphics in Zephyrhills, FL, designed this year's Nationals logo.  He also provided art for last year's Nationals and last winter's Collegiate Championships.  A skydiver since 1978, Graham is a former member of the British Royal Marines Freefall Skydiving Team who piloted the world's tallest 24-canopy stack.

November 1991 Cover   (Nov 1991) Featured Photos Covers

Tom Sanders, D-6503, took this photograph of stuntmen Jake Lombard and Jeff Habberstad over Lake Powell, UT, while filming the low-pull scene of the movie, "Point Break" featuring Patrick Swayze. Sanders' work appears in a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Point Break" on page 32.

October 1991 Cover   (Oct 1991) Featured Photos Covers

USPA's Executive Director Bill Ottley, D-298, took this shot of Chris Wagner's stand-up landing during the closing ceremonies of the 9th World Championships of Relative Work in Lucenec, Czecho-Slovakia, on August 11.  A full report on the Championships begins on page 27.

September 1991 Cover   (Sep 1991) Featured Photos Covers

Dave Keith, D-5441, led the FX-10 10-way team during a practice jump over Perris, CA.  The team capatained by Bob Butt and including Scott Flanahghan, Bob Smith, Bob McCord, Jeff Rodenbech, Richard Eacobacci, Mike Swan, Jim Kelly, Ken Masters and Dan Pillasch, plans to enter the 10-way speed star competition at next month's U.S. National Skydiving Championships at Skydive Arizona.

August 1991 Cover   (Aug 1991) Featured Photos Covers

Tom Sanders, D-6503, filmed this sequence for the upcoming FOX network TX show, "Ultimate Challenge." World-famous stunt pilots Craig Hoskings and Jim Franklin flew jumpers Jim Wallace (red) and Kevin Donnelly (yellow) to 18,000 feet, deployed drogues from their Stearman bi-planes and the two skydivers successfully switched planes.  Norman Kent was also on hand with his cameras, and Jerry Meyers performed the first few attempts with Donnelly.

July 1991 Cover   (Jul 1991) Featured Photos Covers

Skyhi Visual Productions' J.J. Johnson, D-6920, followed the U.S. Army's Golden Knights and their assigned cameraman, Pine Pinaar, as they scored another National Championships in 8-way.  See the full report on page 44.

June 1991 Cover   (Jun 1991) Featured Photos Covers

Tom LeBus, D-12034, snapped this shot of Denny Gainor and Danny Albert over Perris, CA.

May 1991 Cover   (May 1991) Featured Photos Covers

A Utah-based jumper with 1200-plus jumps, Keith Stewart, D-8176, the official photographer for this year's National ParaSki Championships, catpured Rick Barta on final for the "peas"at Park West.   the full Championships report begins on page 24 of this issue.

April 1991 Cover   (Apr 1991) Featured Photos Covers

British Royal Marines built this European record CRW stack over Netherhaven in southern England—a 17-way diamond, with Simon Ward as photographer.  see story, page 26.

March 1991 Cover   (Mar 1991) Featured Photos Covers

With Lake Okeechobee in the background, Mike Allen, D-10180, captures 4-way practice over Clewiston, FL.  Allen works fulltime for a Miami-based TV production company.

February 1991 Cover   (Feb 1991) Featured Photos Covers

Mike Ince, D-7424, sneaks up behind Sherry Herssig over SkyDance Skydiving in Davis, CA, nestled in the wine country northeast of San Francisco.

January 1991 Cover   (Jan 1991) Featured Photos Covers

During filming of Norman Kent's new video, "Kinesthesia," Gus Wing, D-7117, photographed Deanna Kent against a sunset in the Florida Keys.

December 1990 Cover   (Dec 1990) Featured Photos Covers

Tom Sanders, D-6503, gets back-to-back covers (see last month) with another breathtaking photograph.  This time, it's his favorite subject, Jan Davis, under canopy over Mt. Edgemont in New Zealand.

November 1990 Cover   (Nov 1990) Featured Photos Covers

Tom Sanders, D-6503, caught this exclusive photo of the World Record (as yet unofficial) Women's CRW formation built over the October 6-7 weekend in Madera, CA.  The group was organized by Linda Stokely and Lori Bartlett.  Sanders and camerman-CRW enthusiast Brad Hood teamed together to film the event.  Sanders, a professional cinematographer with 4,000 jumps, plans to use this footage in an upcoming movie about several action sports.

October 1990 Cover   (Oct 1990) Featured Photos Covers

Keith Iceberg, D-4750, is a filmmaker who divides his time between Florida and New York.  A tandem and AFF instructor with over 3,900 jumps, Iceberg accompanied U.S. Teams to the World Meets in 1985 and 1987 as a videographer, and his footage has been aired internationally.  His still work was displayed before over 10,000 people at OK Harris, the first major New York gallery to show skydiving as art.

September 1990 Cover   (Sep 1990) Featured Photos Covers

Ian Graham provided the artwork for this year's Nationals.  He and his wife Patti operate Caledonian Graphics in Zephyrhills, FL.  Graham has made 1,600 jumps since 1978 and was a member of the British Royal Marines Freefall Team, where he piloted the world record 24-stack.

August 1990 Cover   (Aug 1990) Featured Photos Covers

For the first time in 33 months, the unmistakable photography of Norman Kent, D-8369, returns to the cover of PARACHUTIST (although his work has been featured dozens of times inside in the meantime.)  This shot was taken in Key Largo, FL.  Kent has been active in Hollywood, where he lives.  A sample of his recent work graced last month's center spread.

July 1990 Cover   (Jul 1990) Featured Photos Covers

Mike McGowan, D-5709, flies in behind a giant U.S. flag carried by his wife, Misty Blues team member Nancy Auge, during the teams's training camp last spring at Flager Aviation in Bunnell, FL.  (See related story on page 24.)  McGowan became entangled with a similar flag while trying to get this shot last winter and had to resort to reserve procedures to get clear.

June 1990 Cover   (Jun 1990) Featured Photos Covers

All of America's trophies and medals from the Canopy Relataive Work Championships in Chiangmai, Thailand were photographed just after the award ceremony by Cliff Dobson, D-1193.  This cover picture is a first for Dobson since his initial static line in 1962, despite 5,000-plus jumps, seven world championships and 21 world medals.  Dobson, who runs the Skydive Tampa Bay group member DZ in Florida, has competed 15 times at the Nationals, often with his son Cliffer.  His daughter Michele is also a serious jumper.  For the story of the championships, see page 18.

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