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Parachuting - Wikipedia
Parachuting, or skydiving, is a method of transiting from a high point to Earth with the aid of gravity, involving the control of speed during the descent with the use ... More »


In the world we live in today, we tend to accept things for the way they are without ever really questioning how they came to be. Which came first? The chicken or ...


Jan 11, 2017 ... We're going to try to keep it simple though, because there isn't anything boring about the history of skydiving, and we don't want to ruin that ...


On this day in History, The first parachutist on Oct 22, 1797. Learn more about what happened today on History.


Jul 19, 2013 ... The modern history begins in the late 18th century when Jacques Garnerin from France, performed jumps from balloons over Europe.


The term "skydiver" was invented by Raymond Young in the mid 1950s, as the first skydiver centers opened ...


Aug 25, 2016 ... HISTORY OF SKYDIVING In the modern world Parachuting or skydiving is a very familiar term to all. Skydiving is a method of transiting from a ...


A Short History of Skydiving and Parachutes ... About 20 to 30 skydivers bounce every year in the United States, on average, although it's not really a bounce, ...

Jan 22, 2013 ... THE BIG PICTURE - Produced by the U.S. Army - Shows the history of Skydiving / Parachuting - New higher quality 480P upload.


The technology of "sport" skydiving has come a long way since it's beginnings after World War II. After WWII a few intrepid former Army Airborne Soldiers started  ...