Posts Tagged ‘cutaway’

Locate, Peel, Pull, Arch

in Dropzone Diaries

I will let you in on a little secret. Speaking from experience, your life does not flash before your eyes when in a life or death situation.

As a skydiver you always wonder when it will happen to you. Will you be ready for it? Will you perform your emergency procedures (EPs) that you have practiced thousands of times on the ground? Will you panic or lock up? Will you be able to save your own life when you have to perform a cutaway and deploy your reserve from your malfunctioning main canopy?