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Walking On Water (DIPC)

Walking On Water (DIPC)

Marat Leiras making it look easy at the 3rd annual Dubai International Parachuting Championship (DIPC) at Skydive Dubai. Photo by Danny Jacobs. View Photo »
Going The Distance (DIPC)

Going The Distance (DIPC)

Deane “Smudge” Smith of Jump4Heroes — the man behind the Poppy Proximity Flying video from Veterans Day — competing in one of the distance rounds at the third annual Dubai International Parachuting Championship (DIPC) at Skydive Dubai. Photo by Bruno Brokken. View Photo »
Distance Battles in Dubai (DIPC)

Distance Battles in Dubai (DIPC)

Following the Mad Swooping Skills video I posted earlier this week, here’s a mix of the canopy formation, formation skydiving, and canopy piloting rounds from Day 3 of the third annual Dubai International Parachuting Championship (DIPC) at Skydive Dubai. Keep your eyes peeled at 4:43 for some swooping carnage. Oh, and a rant from the... Watch Video »
Mad Swooping Skills in Dubai (DIPC)

Mad Swooping Skills in Dubai (DIPC)

After two weeks of intense competition (and a few injuries), the third annual Dubai International Parachuting Championship at Skydive Dubai is a wrap. The stakes were high this year with a staggering purse of $775,000! This is Benjamin Forde’s edit from the last day of the comp. Congrats to Curt Bartholomew for taking the overall... Watch Video »
Swooping Like A Boss

Swooping Like A Boss

Michael Vaughan swooping like a boss in yet another stunning shot from the Icarus Canopies (by NZ Aerosports) Summer Photo Competition. Photo via Icarus Canopies. 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 Pink Open 2011

Swooping The Pink Open 2011

Swooping, swooping and more swooping on Day 2 of the 2011 Pink Canopy Piloting Open (Czech and Austrian Nationals) at Skydive Pink Klatovy in the Czech Republic. Congrats to the top 3 competitors — Nick Batch, Jonathan Tagle and Wuzi Wagner — for making the podium. Thanks to Max Kossidowski for sharing this edit; nice... Watch Video »
Red Bull Motown Swoop Competition at Jobbie Nooner

Red Bull Motown Swoop Competition at Jobbie Nooner

Clint Clawson of the the Red Bull Air Force swoops past a boat during the Red Bull Motown Swoop competition at Jobbie Nooner 2011 in Michigan, also known as the Mardi Gras of the midwest. This was the Red Bull Air Force’s first time at Jobbie Nooner. You know what that means… free beer for... Watch Video »
The 2011 NCCPA Meet #1 Teaser

The 2011 NCCPA Meet #1 Teaser

Here’s the teaser from the 2011 Northern California Canopy Pilots Association (NCCPA) meet #1 in May. And what a tease(r)… unfortunately it’s the only edit I have from meet #1. But keep your eyes peeled for the full edit from meet #2 coming soon. Thanks to one of the organizers — Amanda Voget — for... Watch Video »
Swooping With Style In Dubai

Swooping With Style In Dubai

Laird Fogarty swooping at the 2011 Dubai International Parachuting Championship. Photo by John R. Smith. View Photo »
Dead Man Swooping

Dead Man Swooping

A perfect dead man swoop at the 2011 Dubai International Parachuting Championship. Photo by Bo Wienberg. View Photo »
Swooping Compilation From The German Swooping Open

Swooping Compilation From The German Swooping Open

A collection of swooping clips from the good, the bad and the ugly at the 2007 German Swooping Open. Watch Video »
PD Factory Team Swooping Competition

PD Factory Team Swooping Competition

The PD Factory Team kicking ass and taking names at a swooping comp in Spain. To a wuffo, this swooping might be cool; impressive at best. But to a skydiver who understands the amount of talent required to fly a canopy like that, it’s mind blowing. Watch Video »