Category Archives: Safety

The Death Swing and Thy Bridle

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Producing base jumping footage that scares non-jumpers is quite easy, its about the footage that makes all other jumpers cringe… like this one: http://www.vimeo.com/26788405 I want to add something to this… What he did with his legs (as he says … Continue reading

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Aerials in Base by Dwain Weston

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Since its not possible to locate the document using google anymore, and all links on blinc and bj.com are broken. I’m hosting the file to get it back on google. This document contains a lot of interesting and important stuff … Continue reading

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Overrotating frontflips

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Overrotating aerials is always a bad idea. Doing so on a slider down frontflip is not just like a “normal” head-low deployment, since you still have some rotation momentum that works against the direction the canopy pulls you. So the … Continue reading

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Frontflips and Thy Bridle

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This is about slider down frontflips, me being a lucky bastard, and pull timing aswell as pull technique. http://www.vimeo.com/26883023 When doing frontflips one should pull when in sit/stand up position, otherwise one will overrotate. BUT when doing a normal pull, … Continue reading

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Bridle knot

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How to make a knot in your bridle in freefall. http://vimeo.com/26740577 Thanks to the jumper for letting me use his footage. He recognized the PC hesitation and after landing he found a knot in the bridle just a bit below … Continue reading

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