Join our Facebook Communitiy!
Friday Freakout: Step-Through Reserve = Double WTF Malfunction!

Friday Freakout: Step-Through Reserve = Double WTF...

When you’re dealing with a spinning malfunction in your wingsuit, the last thing you want (or expect) is a step-through on your reserve once you cutaway. But, hey, there’s a first time for everything. He also probably could’ve done without the backflip through the risers to try and clear the step-through. At least his rigger... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Pilot Chute In Tow + Reserve Entanglement!

Friday Freakout: Pilot Chute In Tow + Reserve Enta...

Now this is how you retrieve your main after a cutaway!! You know you’re having a bad day when you cutaway from a pilot chute in tow and your bridle still wants to play. It gets WAY more interesting when he tows in his main! Whew! If only he re-packed it on the ride down. Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Skydiver Survives Double Parachute Malfunction!

Friday Freakout: Skydiver Survives Double Parachut...

A double malfunction is a skydiver’s worst nightmare, no matter how experienced they are. With more than 7,000 jumps under his belt, Craig Stapleton’s nightmare came true after dumping his reserve into the mess above his head. But he miraculously lives to tell the tale after hitting the ground at 30 MPH. When everything goes... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Snag Hazard, Horseshoe Malfunction, Hell No!

Friday Freakout: Snag Hazard, Horseshoe Malfunctio...

At a dropzone somewhere in Middle Earth, one skydiver did pitch his pilot chute through a loop of shock cord on his jacket. Holy horsehoe, Batman! With his reserve pilot chute entangled in the risers and the canopy turning, he makes a heroic effort to straighten it out before landing. We love happy endings to... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Scary Double Malfunction. Make It Stop!

Friday Freakout: Scary Double Malfunction. Make It...

Ground rush can be fun occasionally – except when it doesn’t actually stop. This German skydiver narrowly misses an early appointment with death when his lines snag on his container and the freebag gets entangled with the main. With a heroic effort to climb the lines, he manages to get the reserve out, lands hard,... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Wingsuit Flat Spin + Double Malfunction

Friday Freakout: Wingsuit Flat Spin + Double Malfu...

A little ground rush is fun from time to time, unless you just had a flat spin in your wingsuit followed by a cutaway and reserve pilot chute in tow. A double malfunction can really mess up your day. If you were in this situation, would you have given up on the line twists that... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Skydiver Survives Double Malfunction Crash

Friday Freakout: Skydiver Survives Double Malfunct...

Mike Holmes survived a nasty double malfunction at Taupo Tandem Skydiving in New Zealand, making a nauseating thud as he hit the ground at 70+ MPH. His intense footage aired on the Today Show shortly after his accident in December 2006. I’m not sure that luckily landing in a plump patch of blackberry bushes helped... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Nasty Double Parachute Malfunction

Friday Freakout: Nasty Double Parachute Malfunctio...

Note to self: Don’t roll backwards through risers to celebrate a good jump! Chris Grissom was lucky enough to fight his way through this nasty double malfunction and walk away unharmed. I’ll bet $20 he doesn’t know how to speak Spanish… this mal just scared the English right out of him. Blue skies and soft(er)... Watch Video »