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Swoop The Pond Like A Superstar

Swoop The Pond Like A Superstar

Catch a POV ride with Icarus Academy of Excellence team member Brice Bernier as he swoops the pond like a superstar. All the fun kicks in at the 1:15 mark. Watch Video »
Swooping Spreadeagle Stunt. Always Trust Your Rears.

Swooping Spreadeagle Stunt. Always Trust Your Rear...

When you get bored of swooping the pond, you can always resort to swooping your friend — spreadeagle style. The first pass is a little high, but the second one is bang on; any lower and neither of them would be laughing. Trust your friend… and always trust your rears. Someone get this guy a... Watch Video »
World Record Distance Swooping -- 220 Meters To Be Exact

World Record Distance Swooping -- 220 Meters To Be...

Wanna see Nick Batsch swoop the distance of TWO football fields — 220 meters to be exact? Of course you do! This is one of his (very) long distance swoops at the 2011 PD Big Boy Pants event at Mile-Hi Skydiving Center in Colorado, where shortly after he set the new distance world record of... Watch Video »
He Swoops, He Scores!

He Swoops, He Scores!

Brice Bernier doing Accuracy on his JVX at the 3rd annual Dubai International Parachuting Championship (DIPC) at Skydive Dubai. Photo by Shannon Seyb of NZ Aerosports / Icarus Canopies. View Photo »
Joyride In Blue Skies

Joyride In Blue Skies

Nick Batsch and Will Penny on a joyride with the Petra 72, after their CRW session with Will at the wheel. Photo by Will Penny. View Photo »
The Real Wingman

The Real Wingman

The Wingman Cam I posted yesterday is pretty cool, but it’s just a toy. Nick Batsch, the distance world record holder, is the real wingman, doing canopy relative work (CRW) with Will Penny on his JPX Petra. Photo by Will Penny. View Photo »
Petra-fied Pro Swooping

Petra-fied Pro Swooping

The JPX Petra makes Patrick Boulongne look like a pro on the pond. Oh, wait… he IS a pro. Patrick placed first overall at the 2011 French Canopy Piloting Nationals with his Petra 76. Now check out this video of Patrick swooping the pond, only inches away from his friend’s face. Now that’s trust! Photo... View Photo »
The Upskirt View of a Canopy Flock

The Upskirt View of a Canopy Flock

All you gear sluts out there surely remember the rad skull and crossbones SkyArt canopy I posted back in September. Well here’s another upskirt view of Team Off Track’s sexy SkyArt canopies from Icarus Canopies (by NZ Aerosports). The canopy design competition ends tomorrow (October 19th)… so hurry up and submit your design on Icarus’... View Photo »
Swoop-tastic Perspective

Swoop-tastic Perspective

A great perspective of Jari Venäläinen swooping at his local DZ in Finland. Thanks to Icarus Canopies for sharing this pic from their Summer Photo Competition. Check out more pics from the photo competition here. View Photo »
"Most Beautiful Photo" Award Winner

"Most Beautiful Photo" Award Winner

This incredible shot of Chris Stewart flying his 89VX in Voss, Norway won the “Most Beautiful Photo” award in the Icarus Canopies (by NZ Aerosports) 2011 Summer Photo Competition. Congrats to Chris and Nils for winning, and thanks to Norman Kent for judging the photo competition. Photo by Nils Predstrup. View Photo »
Looong Distance Swooping By World Record Holder, Nick Batsch

Looong Distance Swooping By World Record Holder, N...

Have you ever seen anyone swoop the length of TWO football fields? Well, now you have. Nick Batsch set a new distance world record of 222 meters (730 feet) with Icarus Canopies’s (by NZ Aerosports) new swooping machine, the sexy JPX Petra 69, during the 2011 PD Big Boy Pants event at Mile-Hi Skydiving Center... Watch Video »
Swooping The Hole In The Rock

Swooping The Hole In The Rock

An awesome clip of Laszlo Csizmadia from Icarus Canopies (by NZ Aerosports) swooping his JVX 77 through the famous “Hole in the Rock” in Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Between Laszlo swooping The Hole in the Rock and Nick swooping onto a moving truck, the JVX is one kickass high performance canopy! What’s the coolest... Watch Video »
NZ Aerosports's Playmate of The Year: Petra

NZ Aerosports's Playmate of The Year: Petra

Icarus Canopies by NZ Aerosports didn’t get along with all the girls in their sexy Summer of Love experiment. Some were over-sensitive, clingy and just plain nasty! Most of the ladies got the chop, but they fell in love with Petra — NZ Aerosports’s playmate of the year. Get your mind out of the gutter;... Watch Video »