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juliana gomez

on 1 April 2013

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English Project Juliana Gómez Mesa SKYDIVE ! PLACES, SEASONS AND TOURNAMENTS Nowadays Skydive is one of the most attractive and exciting sport for spectators is both exciting, dynamic and colorful. offers the possibility of be practiced individually or in teams, within disciplines recognized and regulated. Today is one of the most safest sports because of the high technology applied to equipment and to the great advances in the instruction. SKYDIVE IN COLOMBIA Medellin, Cali, Bucaramanga, Tolima, Bogotá is an extreme sport which is practicing in the sky, it consists in jumping from an air plane, helicopter or light aircraft in fly and slowing down to the ground an directing the fall with a parachute that inflates with the air HISTORY Leonardo Da Vinci - cent XV fausto Veracio- 1616 "Homo Volans" Jean Pierre- 1785 This sport did not achieve popularity until the 1950s, when some French enthusiasts started jumping for fun. Experienced free fall and they designed new parachutes, which were easier to drive. the first championship of skydive was in 1951 in Yugoslavia CLOTHES AND EQUIPMENT Double parachute
Velcro new or recent
Mandatory visual altimeter
Second altimeter sound
Jumpsuit with restraint harness RULES Do not consume any food, liquor, drug, etc. condition that alters your mental focus and sense of conscience.
Check on the map the route of flight, landing site and verify and confirm the pilot well with the height and area of ​​the jump
have a main parachute and another of reserve and review them after jumping.
have a variometer or vertical speed indicator and altimeter that lead you to the height at which you must open the parachute.
check the opening device Some countries where is outstanding the skydiving around the world are :
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom ,U.S., Chile, Argentina and Brazil .It is also extensively practiced by men and women in over 60 countries, and the number is constantly growing.

Different countries each year participate in the skydiving world championships last championship was in 2012 in Dubai in the period from November 28 to December 9. MODALITIES jumps in training wingfly Freefly Skysurf
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