Friday Freakout: Dizzying Parachute Malfunction Caused By Tension Knot

Andrew Revesz

This skydiver gets tossed around while trying to clear a tension knot, but he was able to clear the malfunction with plenty of altitude to spare. It's called a tension knot for a reason, so if you find yourself in this situation you may be able to clear it by relieving tension on the line, just be mindful of your altitude and hard deck.

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