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Yeah, I don't like helmets either :)


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Posted 01 June 2018 - 13:53

At 3:25 did I miss something?


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Posted 01 June 2018 - 17:35

I'm just throwing this out there, but if you flew for a living you probably wouldn't watch as many helicopter videos on youtube. Flying would just be normal...


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Posted 01 June 2018 - 21:16

I've only tandem jumped a few times but just wore a stupid padded hat to keep me from knocking the instructors teeth out. NONE of the tandem instructors had helmets. Some individual jumpers did, but I always assumed it was for wind/bugs. 

 

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Posted 01 June 2018 - 21:52

I'm just throwing this out there, but if you flew for a living you probably wouldn't watch as many helicopter videos on youtube. Flying would just be normal...


Probably wouldn't come to these forums either.

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Posted 01 June 2018 - 21:55

I've only tandem jumped a few times but just wore a stupid padded hat to keep me from knocking the instructors teeth out. NONE of the tandem instructors had helmets. Some individual jumpers did, but I always assumed it was for wind/bugs. 
 
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Huh,

I guess its just me, but skydiving always seemed like one of those things people would wear a helmet for,...?

Oh well?

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Posted 01 June 2018 - 22:52

I don't think a helmet will help in most situations where a divers head is hitting the ground. Statistically its a very safe sport.

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Posted 02 June 2018 - 14:40

Though most skydivers do wear helmets, neither the USPA or BPA require helmets to be worn (except for students).  However, both require 50 jumps to wear a full-face helmet and 200 jumps to wear a camera helmet.


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