Extreme committed a pre-planned jump without a parachute from a height of 7620 meters and landed on a net stretched over the California desert.
“This is a tiny object for that height,” Eykins said in a television interview. – You can not see the network, you only see the ground. But as you get closer, you can see the details on the ground. ”
Parachutists know the position of the “box” – when the athlete falls flat, with his legs extended at 45 degrees, his arms and head are raised and form the letter “W”. Continue reading
Approximately one of the 100 thousand jumps of professional skydivers ends in death
Former instructor of the British Army, Emil Chillie, was found guilty of attempted murder of his wife, Victoria. He intentionally damaged her parachute, but the woman survived, although she broke her bones. Continue reading
Jumps take place most often on weekends (in the summer jumps are possible and during the week). Building, primary instruction (if you have chosen a short preparation before the jump) and the distribution of instructors is usually carried out at 9-10 am.
Sometimes the instruction is delayed for a long time, so it is better to take food with you for the whole day, the buffet is not everywhere. Continue reading