the fifth edition of the Parachute championships will hold from 26th November to 7th December 2014 at Palm Jumeirah. The competition is organized by the Emirates Aero sports Federation and Skydive Dubai. The categories involved in the championship are formation skydiving, canopy piloting, canopy formation, accuracy landing and artistic events.
Do you want to join then? Get your Dubai visa, around 500 competitors from 25 countries are expected. In 2013, the prize was found of $412,000 (Dh1.5 million). The level of the competitors is excellent including the world record holder Nick Batch and others world-record team. Both, men and women will be participating and even junior members. Cheryl Stearn's is a favorite to take a podium in the female competition.
The event offers a full week of skydiving. The organizers hope this championship establishes national and continental records. It is a perfect experience to show off the skills and inspire new people to practice this amazing sport.
Over the eight days, there will be competitions in the disciplines of: four-way and eight-way formation skydiving, accuracy landing, canopy formation, canopy piloting, artistic events (freestyle flying, free skydiving) and speed skydive. Artistic events and freestyle are visually attractive the teams to create complex shapes with their bodies in the sky.
There will also be activities on mainland to keep the spectators and family entertained. On 2nd December, there will be an air show to commemorate the UAE National Day. Audiences will also be treated to adrenaline-fueled acrobatic Jet Ski alongside drink, food and live music.
Tips for skydive:
- Use comfortable and warm clothes because it is colder at altitude.On the feet, sneakers are the best option;
- Enjoy the view like a bird and have a safe landing;
- Be proud of you, you did something that most people don't have the courage to do.