Federal Agents Raid Lodi Skydiving Center

A California drop zone that has been featured by media outlets in a number of stories regarding skydive fatalities was recently raided by the FBI. The Lodi Parachute Center was served with a search warrant this week as federal agents overran the facility. In the past, the skydive center had been much maligned for lackadaisical training practices and not properly …

Dorian Gimenez Captured in Epic Picture 12,000 ft Over the Wairarapa Region

A friend’s GoPro snapped an epic pic of skydiver Dorian Gimenez’s ​2600th skydive. While the two were preparing to parachute over Masterton’s Hood Aerodrome on Sunday last, fellow skydiver Romain Debiton’s action camera snapped the picture immediately following Gimenez leaving the aircraft.  At that exact moment, Gimenez just happened to look up and the result is an amazing shot of …

Air Force Academy’s skydiving teams take home gold at 2017 USPA collegiate championship

Last week’s United States Parachute Association National Collegiate Parachuting Championship saw the Air force Academy’s skydiving team take home numerous gold medals. More than 80 or more skydivers competed against one another in the event but it was the Air force academy’s Wings of Blue that put them all to shame. Participants competed in several formation skydive events at the Lake …