Female Parachute Instructor Snub Generated Worldwide Controversy

Female Parachute Instructor Snub Generated Worldwide Controversy

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A recent event that took place during a parachute equipment demonstration at a military base near Jerusalem has put the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and its human resources policies on the defensive. The incident occurred on August 8, when a group of Orthodox soldiers turned away from the presentation because a woman was conducting it. Initial reports claimed that fifty …

Skydiving Regulators: Who Keeps Skydiving Safe?

Skydiving Regulators: Who Keeps Skydiving Safe?

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Skydiving Regulators If you are looking into the sport of skydiving, you may be wondering who is in charge of the rules of the sport. There are two main skydiving regulators in the United States: the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the United States Parachute Association (USPA). These two organizations work together to keep the sport of skydiving safe. According …

Levity Hammocks and Swings - Repurposing for the Future

Levity Hammocks and Swings – Repurposing for the Future

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Levity Hammocks and Swings Parachuting.com is proud to get the word out about Levity Hammocks and Swings. Initially, CEO Leah Levy did not set out to start a company that recycles used parachutes for environmentally-friendly products. She simply loves skydiving and she is smitten with parachutes. It’s easy to see why. Parachutes are bright and colorful. Their bold colors and …

The Fear of Freefalling: How to Conquer Your Skydive Anxiety

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Have you ever considered making a skydive for the first time and then decided against it because you were afraid? It’s perfectly understandable that you would suffer from a little skydive anxiety before jumping out of an airplane at 10,000 feet above the ground. Not only is there no safety net beneath you in case something goes awry, but also, …

Popular World Skydiver Gives Skydiving Advice

Popular World Skydiver Gives Skydiving Advice

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Don Kellner is a world renown skydiver. He owns the skydiving business Hazleton Regional Airport in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Currently, Kellner holds the Guinness World Record for over 44,000 skydives. He has had a skydiving business for over 56 years. Kellner said that despite carefully planning a parachute landing, it is hard to carry it out completely according to that …