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Friday Freakout: Low Hook Turn, Bounce, Broken Ankle

Friday Freakout: Low Hook Turn, Bounce, Broken Ank...

In Soviet Russia, ground swoops you! For those of you paying attention, don’t do this! Low hook turn, bad. Broken ankle, bad. Teaching yourself to swoop, bad. Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Swooping Fails... Many Fails.

Friday Freakout: Swooping Fails... Many Fails.

“This is Sparta SoFPiDaRF!” Pull them strings, people. It’s a good thing these guys were swooping over water, cuz the ground wouldn’t have been so friendly. Ouch. Take the time to learn swooping safely — seriously. Oooor just trust your rears and never give up the gates. Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Parachute Stalls At 250 Feet. Yowsah!

Friday Freakout: Parachute Stalls At 250 Feet. Yow...

It’s never fun when you’re close to the ground and your parachute is still there but suddenly not square — especially around 250 feet! However, no real freakout from this skydiver, but I’d wonder what was going on in his head. Safe landing in the end, but yeah, yowsah! ~Mel Watch Video »
Sunshine State: Angles + Swooping The Golf Course

Sunshine State: Angles + Swooping The Golf Course

Slow if fast and fast is slow, especially with some sweet slow-mo. Angle flying, sunshine, and swooping the pond on a golf course during the 2013 Angle Flight Camp at Skydive Sebastian. What’s your most memorable off-DZ landing? Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Sttttrike! Swooper Hits Spectator.

Friday Freakout: Sttttrike! Swooper Hits Spectator...

Sttttrike! A swooper takes out a “spectator” (for lack of a better term) at a respectable speed. Why wasn’t she watching?? No one can see how awesome you are if they’re not watching. Watch Video »
By No Means: Angles, Smoke and Spaceballs

By No Means: Angles, Smoke and Spaceballs

Angle over-unders, smoke on da feet, splashing grass, and swooping a paraglider. Oh yeah, and the spaceball with no tail. Just the mix of stuff to make up this shorty edit. Looks fun, but you be the judge. Watch Video »
PD Factory Team -- Zone Accuracy With Ian Drennan

PD Factory Team -- Zone Accuracy With Ian Drennan

Swooping videos are badass, no doubt. Join Ian Drennan of the PD Factory Team on a zone accuracy run during training in Z-Hills, FL. It’s not very often we get to see this POV, or a swoop in slow-mo. Nicely done, Ian! Watch Video »
Swooping The Alps

Swooping The Alps

That’s what I’m talkin’ about! Who needs skis for speedflying when you can just swoop your PD Storm down some steep terrain in the Alps. Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Swooper Bounces, Goes Boom.

Friday Freakout: Swooper Bounces, Goes Boom.

The thing with gravity is that she just can’t wait to introduce you to her friend — the ground. You know how hard it is to be introduced to new people, too fast. It’s hard. Very hard. Watch Video »
Hiiii-yah! Swoop Karate Kick Board Breaking

Hiiii-yah! Swoop Karate Kick Board Breaking

Ever wanted to swoop in and karate chop a board in front of cheering fans? This guy does it. **Safety Check: Remember, anytime you’re doing something on the ground while landing your parachute, ensure you’re LANDING SAFELY FIRST, then you can kick a board, chug a beer, geek a camera, or whatever other thing you’re... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Failed Swoop, Skydiver Pounds Into Pond

Friday Freakout: Failed Swoop, Skydiver Pounds Int...

Remember the SoFPiDaRF rules, people: safety third! At first I thought this is what a pond swoop was supposed to look like. Turns out I was wrong. If only he was half a second earlier, it would’ve been an epic swoop! Ok, more like 4 seconds. D’you see what happens when you use toggles? :p Watch Video »
(More) Epic Swooping Over The Hard Rock Hotel - Part 2

(More) Epic Swooping Over The Hard Rock Hotel - Pa...

Following his first attempt at swooping over the Hard Rock Hotel, Curt Bartholomew of team Alter Ego dialed in a new line through the pool bar, and it’s tight! Oh, and did I mention Curt’s a world champion canopy pilot? ‘Nuff said. Looks like the Riviera Nayarit Beach Boogie at Skydive Mex is the place... Watch Video »
Love Your Sky

Love Your Sky

Peek into the incredible happiness skydivers share with their friends when they’re flying together, and get a glimpse of the beauty and diversity of our skies. “Love Your Sky” is a short skydiving and swooping film brought to you by the Dallas BASE Crew — the same crew behind the Lucid Dreams and Livn series. Watch Video »
Epic Swooping Over The Hard Rock Hotel

Epic Swooping Over The Hard Rock Hotel

Forget about swooping the pond. How about swooping over the pool bar at the Hard Rock Hotel! Ladies and gentlemen… canopy pilot world champion Curt Bartholomew doing what he does best during the Riviera Nayarit Beach Boogie at Skydive Mex. Don’t try this at home (but go nuts in Mexico :-). This boogie is on... Watch Video »
Flocking Around With The PD Factory Team

Flocking Around With The PD Factory Team

Sure, this video is a few years old, but I always dig watching the PD Factory Team do their thang. Check out some sweet swoops, flocks, and even a bit of freefall action in this video from Performance Designs. And if you want another dose, here’s more of the PD Factory Team kicking ass at... Watch Video »
Skyscraper Swooping: Flying Between Buildings

Skyscraper Swooping: Flying Between Buildings

This isn’t something you see very often, but Jeff Provenzano of the Red Bull Air Force had another opportunity to fly his parachute around some massive buildings in Dubai. Oh, and he lands on the side of a highway! No big deal. Now check out this footage from Jeffro’s first urban swooping project in Dubai. Watch Video »
Big Bird Wingsuit Swoops Cable Car In China

Big Bird Wingsuit Swoops Cable Car In China

I almost feel bad that all I could think of was Big Bird from Sesame Street when I first watched this (something to do with a bright yellow wingsuit). But then he swooped past a friggin’ cable car and I realized how badass this was. I mean, seriously, how awesome is that?! Just picture their... Watch Video »
The Endless Summer

The Endless Summer

Most of us wish summer would never end, especially those of us who live through a proper winter with snowshoes, igloos and dogsleds. That is, unless you’re one of those people that swap your rig for a snowboard around this time of year… traitor! Well it looks like Mason Corby kept the party going in... Watch Video »
Friday Freakout: Swooper Misses Pond, Hard Landing

Friday Freakout: Swooper Misses Pond, Hard Landing

Skipping off the pond isn’t the best way to win a swoop comp, but this guy earns extra style points for picking up a wind blade along the way. Watch Video »
No Pond? No Problem. Swoop The Ditch.

No Pond? No Problem. Swoop The Ditch.

While we couldn’t get everyone a pond at their local DZ for Christmas, we can provide swooping inspiration from Alex Cashman and share his short video of a little JVX action on a ditch. Stick around for the swooper POV. Aside from the pond, what else have you swooped over/under/between? Watch Video »