Aug 23 2006

Swooping Locations

Category: PersonalChrisM @ 6:15 pm

Choosing the right location is CRITICAL to a safe swoop. If you’re thinking of giving this specialized area of SkyDiving a try, read on …

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Aug 21 2006

Swooping – How And When Did It Start?

Category: PersonalChrisM @ 5:48 pm

Despite the title, this page will also give you some basic background to the history of parachuting, as well as the more specific area of swooping –

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Aug 14 2006

Swooping For Honour

Category: PersonalChrisM @ 5:54 pm

Swooping – what is it and how do you have a competition in almost landing, and then not? Read more at …

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Aug 02 2006

Swooping. Going The Distance…

Category: PersonalChrisM @ 12:10 am

There are several different types of swooping competitions, and one of the biggest events involves distance. While there are several ways to determine the length of a swoop, most competitions find it easier to do this event over a lake or pond of some sort. As a result, the swooping distance is measured from the point where the swooper’s feet first hit the lake until the moment when they finally land.

Like any distance sport, more and more swoopers will end up breaking the distance record. This is especially likely in a sport like swooping when the equipment can have such a large effect on whether or not it is possible to swoop for long distances…. Read more at

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