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Resources

Handy Dandy sources for students and licensed jumpers!

Valuable Skydiver Resources

The USPA

The United States Parachute Association is a self-governing body for the sport of skydiving. You can also join or renew your membership, find a copy of the current SIM and practice tests for licenses, a more extensive list of terms, and a breakdown of skydiving equipment. You must also be a member of the USPA to jump at any dropzone functioning under USPA.

 

USPA Online Ground School

Digitially flip through the USPA Ground School Manual to review before your

jumps or to prepare for your test! (For instructions on what to view before your First Jump Course visit our "Before Your First Jump Course" page)

 

PD Informational Videos

Packing, Parachute Inspection, Slinks, Downsizing, and any other canopy related questions answered in videos from PD (Performance Designs) on YouTube. Great for students and licensed jumpers alike!

 

Dropzone.com

Self proclaimed single best source for skydiver information:

Information for novice and experienced skydivers, including a global dropzone locater and skydivers databases, DZ reviews, skydiving classifieds, safety and training.

 

Skydive Radio

The very first podcast (or internet radio show) strictly dedicated to the fascinating sport of skydiving.

 

Join The Teem

Join the Teem (formally iloveskydiving.org) All the top videos from skydivers, base jumpers, wingsuiters, and tunnel rats. The BEST way to waste some time and keep up with the latest. Also, check out the Friday Freakout section for all the mistakes, accidents, and fails.

 

A Quick History of Sport Skydiving

A feature article devoted to parachutes, parachuting and parachutists. From Leonardo Da Vinci to today's technology - you will learn a quick history from the dream of flight to the systems we use today.

 

ParachuteHistory.com

Collection of articles and events documenting and exploring important, historical, or interesting stories from skydiving's history. Great reads for rainy days!

 

Top 10 Skydiving Myths

A fun article addressing ten of the most common myths brought on by movie, television, or just misinformation.

 

The FAA

Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA is the national aviation authority of the United States. As an agency of the United States Department of Transportation, it has authority to regulate and oversee all aspects of American civil aviation. The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 created the organization under the name Federal Aviation Agency. The agency adopted its current name in 1966 when it became a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

 

WV Skydivers on Facebook

Visit us on Facebook! Like our page to keep up with what we are up to or Share it to show your friends where you hang out at!

 

WV Skydivers on Instagram

We are now a part of instagram! Follow us to keep up with what we are up to, or use #wvskydivers on your best shot from your jumps for a chance to be featured!

 

WV Skydivers on Twitter

We may not be birds but these frequent flyers know how to make a tweet! Follow us to keep up with what we are up to!

 

WV Skydivers on YouTube

Watch our featured videos shared on Content Editor Ellen Weed's YouTube Channel playlist. See what we've been up to and if your videos shows up!

 

WV Skydivers on Vimeo

If YouTube's not your thing the you can catch our featured videos shared on Content Editor Ellen Weed's Vimeo Channel playlist. See what we've been up to and if your videos shows up!

 

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