Looking at the way some freshly licenced (and some older) jumpers struggle with making neat line stows, I figured I’d document the method I’ve been using to stow my lines. Here goes: A method for neatly stowing lines These instructions are for stowing a bight of lines on the right-hand side of the bag; for… Continue reading A method for neatly stowing the lines on a skydiving parachute
Today, 8 of my fellow Finnish skydivers lost their lives in a plane crash at Jämi, Finland. Instead of publishing a blog post I’d prepared about “What if no-one died of old age”(!), I’ve changed the colour scheme of the blog to reflect my feelings.
I got sick of manually coming up with random dives at creeper practice, so I wrote this: http://fs.xird.fi. The (very small) script returns random intermediate dives by pulling formations out of the pool until it runs out of formations. Almost like a competition draw.