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Another first for Dubai

IMG 0477 Jarrett Martin copyJarrett Martin, a Junior member of the USA Freefall Style & Accuracy Team qualified to compete at the 4th DIPC (Dubai International Parachuting Championships) – however Jarrett is different from other competitors in that he is paraplegic.  So USPA sought the agreement of the organisation in Dubai for Jarrett to enter.

The response was an emphatic yes “We should do everything in our power to support such a young man’s athletic desire and ideals”

This is Jarrett’s story – his refusal to allow the results of his accident to alter his drive and determination to follow his sport and achieve his goals is truly inspiring:

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37th CISM, Qionglai, China

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The 37th CISM World Championships finished today.

 

Check out the web site for all the results and stories

 

European Record Large Formations - Skydive Empuriabrava 2013 WORLD & EUROPEAN RECORD DAYS


Thursday, 26th September : - all the names


Wednesday, 25th September - all the videos are now available to view  

Sunday 22nd September:  It's all over - the 108 did not complete the second formation and Patrick Passe called an end to all further attempts - leave that for another day - and let everyone party and celebrate their achievements.

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Minutes of the Competitors Meeting, Artistic Events, BanjaLuka

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The Minutes of the competiors meeting for Artistic Events are now published

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Para-Ski World Championships 2014 - Judges Nominations

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Judges nominations for the World Championships in Para-Ski in Tanay, Russia

11 - 16 March 2014.

Nominations to reach Pia Beggren, Chair of the Judges Committee by 31st October 2013

Form available on this link (PDF) or (Excel)

Jury Notices, Kolomna, Russia, 2013

Kolomna 2013 logoFollowing a request at the Competitors meeting that the explanation of the Rules changes be made very public so that competitors for Dubai are aware of how these rules will be applied - this explanation is given clearly in the First Jury report from the competition in Kolomna.  Follow the link for that report.

Jury Report No. 1, Kolomna 2013

Final Jury Report, Kolomna 2013

2nd Egyptian International Parachuting Championships 2013

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This event will be held in the El-Giza Pyramids Area, Egypt  from the 5th - 15th November 2013. 

Follow this link to the Bulletin 2

01/09/2013 The Party, The Records,Kolomna Russia

The end - awash in Champagne

The 3rd European Championships and 7th World Cup in Canopy Piloting comes to an end, awash in Champagne!  Everyone got sprayed!  At the end of a wet day it rained champagne.  The organisers had to abandon their plans to hold the Closing Ceremony at their special Podium and instead moved it to the stage where the live band would have played.

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Podium Winners - 7th World Cup of Canopy Piloting, Kolomna

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7th FAI World Cup of Canopy Piloting

26  August - 1st September 2013

 

Congratulations to all the Medal Winners

For all Results follow the link to the ipc-wc results pages

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Podium Winners - 3rd European Championships in Canopy Piloting, Kolomna

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3rd FAI European Championships in Canopy Piloting

26  August - 1st September 2013

 

Congratulations to all the Medal Winners

For all results follow the link to the ipc-wc results pages

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31/08/2013, Kolomna Russia

 

Day 4,  Rain and Wind

 

day 4 - windThe rain is moving away, sort of, but the wind is behind it.  We shall see.  The competitors who have yet to jump the third round of accuracy shall be on the DZ at 9.15.  If we can complete this third round, and it is still jumpable we will go into a round of Freestyle - there is a money prize on that as well of 1,500 US$.

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