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Amputee skydiving

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Amputee Skydiving is a sport that involves skydivers who have one or more amputated limbs. Because of their artificial appendages, amputee skydivers often have to compensate for the change in weight with the positioning of their body for both themselves and other divers in a formation.[1]


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Logistics

Divers connect to each other in formation using both their real and artificial limbs.


Amputee Skydivers

  • Al Krueger - founder, Pieces of Eight skydiving team
  • Bob Clark - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Dan Dalton - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Dana Bowman - member, Pieces of Eight, former member of the Golden Knights
  • Don Vredenburg - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Larry Yohn - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Lupe Gonzales - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Lyle Cameron, Jr - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Spc. Max Ramsey - member, Pieces of Eight; first amputee member, Screaming Eagles Parachute Demonstration Team
  • Mike Dimenichi - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Mike Smith - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Nigel Rogoff - former skydiver, amputee Kayaker
  • Robert Vineyard, Jr - member, Pieces of Eight
  • Skip Newman - member, Pieces of Eight


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References

  1. "Pieces of Eight."