Category Archives: Skydiving

A method for neatly stowing the lines on a skydiving parachute

Looking at the way some freshly licenced (and some older) jumpers struggle with making neat line stows, I figured I’d document the method I’ve been using to stow my lines. Here goes: A method for neatly stowing lines These instructions … Continue reading

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Blue skies, black death

Today, 8 of my fellow Finnish skydivers lost their lives in a plane crash at Jämi, Finland. Instead of publishing a blog post I’d prepared about “What if no-one died of old age”(!), I’ve changed the colour scheme of the … Continue reading

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FS-4 way intermediate draw tool

I got sick of manually coming up with random dives at creeper practice, so I wrote this: http://fs.xird.fi. The (very small) script returns random intermediate dives by pulling formations out of the pool until it runs out of formations. Almost … Continue reading

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