Skydiving has been described as one of the greatest adrenaline rushes a human being can have. So what keeps skydivers safe as they plummet to Earth? And what happens if something goes wrong on your jump?
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How fast is a skydiver falling through the air in a typical jump?
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How long is a skydiver typically in free fall?
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At 2,500 feet, a skydiver deploys the:
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The backup parachute is called the:
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Skydivers can control their parachutes once they're deployed with handles called:
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What is a bridle?
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If something goes awry midjump, an AAD will release a backup chute at what height?
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An AAD's cutter is:
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In tandem jumping, all skydiving pairs must have:
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