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  • Nov 05 2019

    Ash Dive for Austin Peck

    It was a beautiful memorial for Goodyear firefighter engineer Austin Peck, who died in August.
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  • Oct 31 2019

    Arizona Days Boogie

    Every September we celebrate our local skydivers who toughed out the hot weather and continued jumping through the summer months.
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  • Oct 15 2019

    World Cup Makes Big Impression

    Following nearly a full week of competition, the 2019 FAI World Cup of Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events came to a close on October 12th, 2019. This event brought a lot of attention to Skydive Arizona. Here are some of the stories that were printed in the news!
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  • Sep 07 2019

    Around the DZ

    Read about what happened during the month of August and what we have planned for September!
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  • Aug 30 2019

    Featured Friday - Yanni Lee

    Skydive Arizona is a big drop zone with many extraordinary people! The Featured Friday series is aimed at getting to know the people that make Skydive Arizona rock!
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  • Aug 09 2019

    AXIS in the news!

    AXIS — one of skydiving education’s indisputably premium brands. Brianne Thompson and Niklas Daniel, AXIS’s owners and instructors, are a pair of highly decorated skydivers who founded AXIS as a boutique instruction operation. The intentionally-small operation has been based at Skydive Arizona since 2010. In that time, Nik and Brianne have managed to actually revolutionize how skydiving is coached.
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  • Jul 19 2019

    Featured Friday - Taylor Buffington

    Skydive Arizona is a big drop zone with many extraordinary people! The Featured Friday series is aimed at getting to know the people that make Skydive Arizona rock!
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  • Jun 28 2019

    Featured Friday - Marisa Gomez

    Skydive Arizona is a big drop zone with many extraordinary people! The Featured Friday series is aimed at getting to know the people that make Skydive Arizona rock!
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  • Jun 21 2019

    Featured Friday- Erin Orwig

    Skydive Arizona is a big drop zone with many extraordinary people! The Featured Friday series is aimed at getting to know the people that make Skydive Arizona rock!
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  • Jun 14 2019

    Featured Friday- Quentin Costales

    Skydive Arizona is a big drop zone with many extraordinary people! The Featured Friday series is aimed at getting to know the people that make Skydive Arizona rock!
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  • May 31 2019

    Featured Friday - Spencer Martin

    Skydive Arizona is a big drop zone with many extraordinary people! The Featured Friday series is aimed at getting to know the people that make Skydive Arizona rock!
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  • May 24 2019

    Featured Friday - Frank Frassetto

    Skydive Arizona is a big drop zone with many extraordinary people! The Featured Friday series is aimed at getting to know the people that make Skydive Arizona rock!
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  • Feb 28 2019

    100 yr old grandma celebrates birthday by skydiving

    An Arizona woman crossed a big item off her bucket list Friday when she jumped out of a plane on her 100th birthday with her daughter and granddaughter at Skydive Arizona in Eloy.
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  • Feb 19 2019

    Head Up World Record Attempt *Flash Back*

    Miles Daisher plans a surprise visit to be a part of Amy Chmelecki's attempt to break the world record for a Head-Up formation with a huge group of 72 skydivers. The pressure is on, but Amy has the drive to make it happen......
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  • Feb 06 2019

    Channel 5 Features "The World of Daredevil Sports"

    Morgan Low from AZ Family Channel 5, came out to Skydive Arizona to take a closer look at the sport of Wing-suiting......
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  • Feb 01 2019

    Sisters In Skydiving

    “We get awesome feedback from the ladies, saying ‘I never would have known how to do this out of a plane,’ or ‘I never thought I could fly without weights.’ A lot of them have to jump with heavy guys, so they come to this event and can jump with people like-sized and take pointers and accomplish things.
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  • Jan 27 2019

    How do I learn how to wingsuit?

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  • Nov 30 2018

    Upright Formation Camp

    Over the Thanksgiving weekend, skydivers from all over the country traveled to Skydive Arizona to participate in a Head-Up Formation Camp organized by some of the most experienced skydivers in the industry; Sara Curtis, Steve Curtis, Amy Chmelecki and Mikey Carpenter. The purpose of the camp: to train participants in preparation for the Upright World Record 100 Way Attempts at Skydive Chicago taking place July, 2019. Over the course of the weekend, the group made 14 jumps from 16,000ft.
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  • Feb 28 2017

    Niklas Daniel Featured on Fox 10

    Skydive Arizona AXIS and X-Force's Niklas Daniel featured on Fox 10 Phoenix news cast.
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  • Dec 09 2016

    Featured Friday - Windee Hill

    Meet a girl who grew up on the drop zone & has worked almost every aspect of the business. Meet, Windee Hill!
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