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Friday Freakout: Altitude Awareness Fail, Double Cypres Fire

Friday Freakout: Altitude Awareness Fail, Double C...

If you can’t be bothered to check your alti at least once or don’t notice ground rush below 1,000 feet, then you should sell your rig and take up bowling or knitting. Unfortunately there’s no cure for stupid, but luckily there are AADs, and the double Cypres fire is what saved both of their asses.... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: 2 Skydivers Knocked Out From Collision, Saved By Cypres!

Friday Freakout: 2 Skydivers Knocked Out From Coll...

This situation escalates quickly, from a simple angle jump to two skydivers being knocked out in freefall. The girl in the white jumpsuit loses control and hits another skydiver in the back of the head/neck. She gets knocked out for the duration of the jump and is saved by her Cypres. The “victim” also gets... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Hybrid Skydive at 4,500 ft + Low Pull = Cypres Fire

Friday Freakout: Hybrid Skydive at 4,500 ft + Low ...

This is what happens when you do a hybrid jump from 4,500 feet and lose altitude awareness. Low pull = Cypres fire = two parachutes for the price of one. Now that’s a good deal. Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Low Cutaway, Open By 650 Feet!

Friday Freakout: Low Cutaway, Open By 650 Feet!

Kicking out a few solid line twists feels good. Having a low cutaway and an open reserve by 650 feet feels even better. Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Double Cypres Fire, 2 Skydivers, 4 Parachutes

Friday Freakout: Double Cypres Fire, 2 Skydivers, ...

Two skydivers scrambling to deal with a Cypres fire and two-out makes for an exciting 2-way Scrambles competition. Given the situation, which would you prefer: a side-by-side or bi-plane? (the obvious choice is neither, but I’m just curious) Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Dirty Low AAD Fire & Tree Landing

Friday Freakout: Dirty Low AAD Fire & Tree Landing

Whooooaaaa Nelly. This is intense! Ben chops a tension knot, doesn’t have an RSL, and can’t find his reserve handle. Luckily his AAD gets his reserve out just in time to save him from the earth… AND he lands without injury despite landing in a tree. WHEW. When it doubt, whip it out. Glad you’re... Watch Video »