Monthly Archives: August 2017

  • Stacking Up The Latest Digital Altimeters

    The digital skydiving altimeter market was shaken and stirred the past couple of years. The changes included:

    • The launch and quick demise of the Ion
    • Alti-2 discontinuing the N3 and replacing it with the sleeker Atlas
    • L&B updating its ARES to the larger ARES II with a metal case
    • Parasport releasing the AloXs and AltiX to replace the bulky Altitron
    • Alti-2 announcing the yet-to-be-released Alti-2 Chronos

    Through all of this, the VISO II+ stood strong and continued to be the best selling digital altimeter.

    Skydivers in the U.S. essentially have four digital altimeters to choose from. 

    So what are the features of each that would make you choose one over the other? Continue reading

  • Peregrine Glide More Than A Newbie

    The Peregrine Glide came onto the skydiving scene in 2013, and has steadily gained a die-hard following, which is hard to do with finicky skydivers  who gravitate to well-established gear manufacturers.

    But while the Glide may be "new" compared to other containers on the market, the brains behind the gear are far from rookies.

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  • Scenes Of The Skate Scene: Adrian Fuentes

    In a sea of photographers, Adrian Fuentes quickly stands out as a true artist.

    His photos of local skaters show off their talents while blowing your mind with the overall shot framing as well as the coloring through an infrared process.

    Adrian Fuentes

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