BPA member Pete Sizer scoring a dead center at the World Parachuting Championships in Banja Luka. 1 day ago
2014 World Parachuting Championships in FS & Artistics
The 2014 World Parachuting Championships in Formation Skydiving & Artistics take place from 25-31 August in Prostejov, Czech Republic. Good luck to the British Delegation. Follow the results and scores through the official event website: wpc2014.com/en/results.php
The BPA British Open Nationals 2014 in 4-way and 8-way FS, VFS, Artistics and Speed Skydiving all take place in September at Skydive Hibaldstow in North Lincolnshire. Later in September, it's the turn of CF, Classics (Style & Accuracy) and 8-way Speed at UK Parachuting, Sibson near Peterborough. See the BPA Nationals page for dates and rules of all this year's BPA British Open Nationals. For the Nationals taking place at Hib, there's a dedicated website skydivingchampionships.com
BPA's free Skydive Starter Magazine has been updated for 2014/15. It's aimed at total beginners and explains how to get into skydiving, what you can do once you're qualified, how to cope with fear and much more. If you haven't jumped yet, or you've got friends who want to give it a go, read it online or download it free from skydivethemag.com/starter
Skydive the Mag is the BPA's lively, glossy magazine for full members - provided inclusive to the membership subscription and published every other month - full of news, views, engaging articles and great photos.