Am I ready to downsize my skydiving canopy?

ShareIn a word, no! If you’re asking the question, then the answer is obvious, you are not ready. That’s really not the answer you were looking for, is it? I’m not going to go into the WHY. It simply does not matter. (but it mostly has to do with broken backs, femurs & pelvises…) What ...

SLOX: a Better Slider-Locking Mechanism

SLOX: a Better Slider-Locking Mechanism
ShareThere are a couple of things you can do to maximize your parachute’s performance once your main is deployed. The first thing is relatively easy: after deployment, loosen your chest strap. Be careful, though – some harness manufacturers do not put a “stop” on the end of the chest strap. If this is the case, ...