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date: 05 August 2020

Skydiving and Skysurfing 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Jason LaurendeauJason LAURENDEAU

Skydiving is a recreational and competitive form of parachuting; skysurfing is skydiving on a board. Participants of both use a rig containing two parachutes (the second as a reserve) and may use a variety of techniques, including freefall, free flying, surfing, pond swooping, and canopy formation as they fall to Earth. Both sports result in a substantial number of (generally minor) injuries, although relatively few deaths. ...

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