Whether it’s through the life-changing experience of jumping out of an airplane for the first time, enjoying the rush of skydiving in a wind tunnel atmosphere, or watching a friend or loved one participate, it’s where the world sees the dream of flight become a reality. This video, produced by the International Skydiving Museum & Hall Read more about “The Turning Point” – Presenting Our Sport to the World[…]
This video, made in West Australia, explains the freefall progression in learning to skydive!
Most of the parachuting in Australia in the early 1890s appears to have been done by four women, Valerie and Gladys Van Tassell (Freitas) and Millie and Elsie Viola. Millie Viola held the public stage in Perth and other parts of south-western Western Australia during 1891. She would think nothing of making three descents a Read more about Parachute history in Western Australia[…]
Download a .pdf version of the APF Performance Based Funding Guidelines Any Athlete endorsed by the APF to represent Australia at World Parachuting Championships (WPC) will be provided with the basic level of funding: competition entry fee and uniform (see Sporting Code, section 5.2). Level 1 A percentage of APTAC funding (to be determined by National Coach) Read more about Performance based funding guidelines for participation in World Parachuting Championship events[…]
Courtesy of Shire of York: http://www.york.wa.gov.au/events/australian-canopy-piloting-nationals-2018/1754 The 2018 Australian Canopy Piloting Nationals is a 4 day competition comprising of both Inter and Open categories. The event runs from the 5th through to the 8th of April and aims to capitalise on the best weather conditions during the four days. The competition will comprise of 3 Read more about Australian Canopy Piloting Nationals 2018[…]