“The Turning Point” – Presenting Our Sport to the World

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[…]

Parachute history in Western Australia

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[…]