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Put your carton on the bar, and drop in here. If this is your first trip to skysurfer.com.au forums, Welcome!

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  1. Ask Dr...?,
  2. Skysurfer Social Conscience

The wind is howling, the skies are grey... grab a beer and talk about stuff that's got nothing to do with skydiving.

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My junk is better than your junk

Do you own an iPhone? A cheap PC laptop? An Xbox?
Come in here and sprout your stuff. Robert Stevens will tell you whether you're right or wrong.

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Links to your favorite videos. Use the YouTube, Google Video or MyspaceTV tag to have your movie play within Skysurfer!

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The Camel Paddock

A place for skysurfer members to hurl rocks at each other, let down each other's virtual tyres; the resting place for threats, off-topic abuse and stuff that doesn't add value.

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Your links to items of significant or enduring interest relating to Skydiving in the media. Actually, it doesn't have to be significant or enduring, just skydiving news will do.

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Feeds from other users and sites. Contributions welcome!

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Real, solid, useful skydiving information. Facts about skydiving, not attempts to be funny. Opinions must be declared as such. Forum ruthlessly moderated.

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The Red Zone

A series of managed and focussed discussions based around "The Red Zone, Specific Risks in Sport Parachuting", by Dave Wilkie. His elegant and concise topics; your questions, stories, anecdotes and mishaps.

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The Nineteen Commandments of Tandem Parachute Operations

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Last February at the Parachute Industry Association Symposium, representatives from all three U.S. tandem manufacturers (Nancy LaRiviere of Jump Shack, Bill Morrissey of Strong Enterprises and Mark Procos from United Parachute Technologies) and Frank Carreras from Germany (a tandem examiner who is rated for all U.S. and European tandem systems) joined together to give a presentation entitled, “The 19 Commandments of Tandem Parachute Operations.”

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  3. The 2006 NPRM - closed Tue 22 Aug,
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Safety, Aircraft, Development, Rigging, Judging... it's the Technical Conference you have when you can't get to the conference :-)

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Forum of the Long White Cloud

Wondering if our Kiwi friends want to play. EnZed specific news and entertainment. Applications for Moderation of this forum now in play.

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Australian Fatalities

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If you've got questions or FACTS about an fatality, post it here.

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Incidents and Occurences

For non-fatal events that we can all learn from. Posts do not require approval, and may be moderated for educational purposes.

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Boogies, competitions, events, camps... Never leave a boogies without the next boogie planned :0

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Winter Escape Boogie, Innisfail

Avoid the winter cold at Innisfail's 2nd Winter Escape Boogie!! Held in Far North QLD's Tropics, last years event was a big hit and this year is looking to be even better!!

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APF Technical Conference 2013

Gold Coast from 28-29 May 2013

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Canopy Piloting

Everything between the end of the freefall and the packing mat.

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Stuff to do with buying, trying or flying cameras. Members may upload pix here :-)

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Specialist Wingsuit information and discussion. You may upload photos here, go nuts!

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Everything else!

Relative work. Freefly. CRW. If you want a discipline-specific category here, start a poll and get some support for it. Nothing would make me happier than knowing where all the Freefliers hang out :-)

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In the trade...

Discussions about the skydiving industry... Bouquets and brickbats here.

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Relationship Management

Write a short post detailing the good, the bad, any ugly you have in conducting business with members on this site.

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