How far can people swoop?

Written by Jakob Jelling

Swooping is a spectacular sport to watch, and there are a few parts of it that make it much more fun to watch than regular sky diving. For one thing,repparttar majority ofrepparttar 141034 sport actually happens nearrepparttar 141035 ground. This makes it much easier for a normal audience to experience a swooping competition - you don't have to jump out ofrepparttar 141036 plane withrepparttar 141037 swoopers to see what they are doing in order to winrepparttar 141038 competition.

There are several different types of swooping competitions, and one ofrepparttar 141039 biggest events involves distance. While there are several ways to determinerepparttar 141040 length of a swoop, most competitions find it easier to do this event over a lake or pond of some sort. As a result,repparttar 141041 swooping distance is measured fromrepparttar 141042 point whererepparttar 141043 swooper's feet first hitrepparttar 141044 lake untilrepparttar 141045 moment when they finally land.

Like any distance sport, more and more swoopers will end up breakingrepparttar 141046 distance record. This is especially likely in a sport like swooping whenrepparttar 141047 equipment can have such a large effect on whether or not it is possible to swoop for long distances.

Swooping competitions

Written by Jakob Jelling

No sport would be complete without a competition forrepparttar best of that sport to show off their skills, and swooping is no exception. Just like any other sport, there are swooping competitions year-round in several different countries aroundrepparttar 141033 world. If you have been swooping for a while, and you want to see how well you compare, then you should look for a swooping competition in your area.

Swooping competitions are relatively new, and there are two different types. The first is just a swooping competition in which all ofrepparttar 141034 sky divers are accomplished swoopers. The second type of competition takes place as part of a larger sky diving competition.

Even though swooping is a new sport in a lot of areas, and there are not always competitions in place wherever you go,repparttar 141035 number of competitions worldwide is increasing. In fact, these competitions are doing a lot to add torepparttar 141036 popularity ofrepparttar 141037 sport - both among other sky divers and other people who are just looking for an extreme sport to watch.

Most swooping competitions are only for very expert swoopers. Since a lot ofrepparttar 141038 different maneuvers that are required inrepparttar 141039 competition are difficult, none of these competitions are open to everybody. If you would like to compete in a swooping competition, then you're going to have to qualify. You can qualify by showing through a few jumps that you have control over your canopy, and that you are able to accurately hit inside of a target area.

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