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Friday Freakout: Mal's Surprise Malfunction - Premature Opening

Friday Freakout: Mal's Surprise Malfunction - Prem...

Yes, a loose BOC can lead to a premature opening. True story! Check. Your. Gear. People. Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Head Down Premature Openings Suck!

Friday Freakout: Head Down Premature Openings Suck...

A loose BOC + unsecured pilot chute + head down flying = snappy premature opening. Plus, jumping with Ben Nelson didn’t help the situation either. Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Premature Opening... On A Big Way Record?!

Friday Freakout: Premature Opening... On A Big Way...

Konstantine had a premature opening during Skydive Chicago’s Summerfest 2013. The only problem… he was supposed to be in the base for the Illinois State Head-Up big way formation record! No worries though, Rook Nelson pulls a “put me in coach” and saves the day. They got the record on the first jump the next... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Premature Opening, Almost Falls Through Harness

Friday Freakout: Premature Opening, Almost Falls T...

A premature opening while sit flying is never fun, especially when you almost fall through the back of your harness/container (or so it seems). This serves as a reminder that checking your gear — including your pin — is never a bad idea! Need another reminder? Check out what happens when your parachute opens in... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Premature Opening On Big Way. Not Cool.

Friday Freakout: Premature Opening On Big Way. Not...

This 30-way formation skydive became a 29-way after a premature deployment right after exiting the lead plane. He didn’t have a chance to wave off, so his friend waved off for him. Well, it was more like a wave goodbye, but it’s the thought that counts. Watch Video »
Hanging On For Dear Life

Hanging On For Dear Life

No, wait. Only wuffos hold on for dear life. He probably just got a little too excited when the red light went on and now he’s waiting for the right spot. Just another reminder to never exit the plane too early. Photo via Freakfly. View Photo »
WARNING: Never Exit The Plane Too Early!

WARNING: Never Exit The Plane Too Early!

This is definitely not the type of video “we should all learn from”… the spot was off, he didn’t present himself into the wind on exit, his arch was terrible, his Dytter was set for the wrong altitude and he landed on the runway. Now I know there are some BASE jumpers out there who... Watch Video »