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2013 PALS Jump

On August 17th, 2013, Skydive Toronto hosted the 5th annual Jump for PALS (People with ALS). In 2009, Barrie resident Derek Walton and his wife, Diane, were determined to find an original way to raise awareness and funds for ALS research. … Continue reading

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Evolution Coming to Organize Loads!

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Skydive Toronto at TEDx!

Skydive Toronto attended TEDx as a sponsor this year! TED is a small non-profit company devoted to ideas worth spreading.  It is geared toward technology, entertainment and design.  Skydive Toronto was invited to be a sponsor for the Toronto branch, … Continue reading

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CanPops Nationals held at Skydive Toronto!

Last weekend, September 25th and 26th, Skydive Toronto hosted the CanPops Nationals.  The event struggled with some poor weather on Saturday, however was able to complete three events on Sunday, including the Traditional Accuracy event, Sport Accuracy event and the Hit and Rock … 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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Windtunnel July 23rd!

Join us!!! Whether you are a student or experienced skydiver, the tunnel is an excellent tool for you to improve freefall skills. Based on June’s trip the price will be approx. $14/ minute. (coaching is an additional cost if requested). … Continue reading

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Canadian Parachute Team Training Camp

Long time Canadian champion Vic Borghese coming to coach, People who are interested in learning how to do precision accuracy are welcome to join jumping each day all day long 8 – 12 jumps per day by the team members. … Continue reading

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Canadian 100 Way Big Training Day

A plan is in the works to have a Canadian 100 way formation record. In order to help familiarize Canadian Jumpers with big ways we are holding a series of training days at various Drop Zone’s in Ontario and Quebec. … Continue reading

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Derek Walton Jump for ALS Fundraiser

In May 2002, Derek Walton was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), a motor neuron disease.  This disease is a rapid, fatal neuromuscular disease that attacks the nerve cells and pathways in the brain and around the spinal cord.  In … Continue reading

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