Friday Freakout: Skydiver Skims Parachute In Freefall, Pilot Chute Wraps Around Wrist!

Posted by Andrew R.

After “tracking away” from a 10-way freefly jump, another jumper in the group skimmed passed this skydiver’s canopy on opening.

How close was it? He came so close that the bridle/pilot chute of her canopy wrapped around his wrist!

Yet another reminder of the importance of horizontal separation and heading control at break-off.