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Dare to Dream!

Timmy Boyle came to us on June 12 2010 to knock off his Dream #14. Timmy Boyle is a comedian living in Toronto who has created 18 huge dreams for himself to complete in 25 weeks.  His Dare2Dream list consisted … Continue reading

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Notes from the World Parachute Championships, Montenegro,

The world meet has been an exceptional experience so. The journey here was an adventure. Flew thru Frankfort, Zegreb (with Joel) to Dubrovnik; picked up by car and driven thru Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, traveling on narrow mountainous roads and finally arriving … Continue reading

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Another Successful ALS fundraiser at Skydive Toronto!!

On Saturday August 21st, Derek Walton and 35 other jumpers came out to support the Derek Walton Cure 4 ALS Fund by jumping out of a plane! Derek was diagnosed in 2002 with ALS, or Lou Gehrigs Disease. Since then, … Continue reading

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Freefall for Lyme Disease!

On August 15th, 2010, 10 dedicated jumpers came out to help raise money to create Canada’s first Lyme disease research and testing center. Lyme disease, or Lyme Borreliosis, is a vector borne bacterial infection.  It is the most common tick borne disease, and … Continue reading

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Global Toronto Goes Skydiving!

On August 9th, Summer in the City host, Antony Robart from Global Toronto, came out for a Tandem Skydive! Summer in the City showcases the most exciting summer events in the GTA, so naturally, they decided to do a skydive … Continue reading

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VDV Day – Russian Day of Airborne Troops!

On August 2nd, Russia celebrated 80 years since the creation of airborne troops!  It is a celebration which marks the courage and bravery of the paratroopers who have participated in a number of wars, including fighting the Nazi invaders during the battles of Stalingrad, … Continue reading

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Canadian National Parachute Team on site!

Skydive Toronto has the Canadian National Parachute Team in Precision Skydiving on site all week!  They are training for the World Parachute Championships, taking place late August in Montenegro. The Team consists of 5, coached by Vic Borghese, who was … Continue reading

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Proposal today at Skydive Toronto!

We had a proposal on site today!  Bruce and Melissa from Brampton came out to Skydive Toronto to complete Tandem Skydive’s, after which, Bruce proposed and Melissa accepted!  The couple will be getting married next Sunday at the Old Mill in Toronto. … Continue reading

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Scott Stevens does BASE in Norway!

Scott, one of our awesome videographers, has just returned from a BASE jumping adventure in Norway!  He was jumping at the Kjerag Fjord in Southern Norway, located approximately 400 km SW of Oslo, from July 19th to July 27th. Kjerag … Continue reading

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$15 accuracy/swoop jumps at STI – New Early Bird Special

The following conditions apply: a.       Saturdays and Sundays only. b.      Experienced Skydivers must manifest on the morning of the jump, and be ready to skydive, no later than 8:30am. c.       This rate only applies to jumps from 4500 ft. and … Continue reading

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