Virginia Women Pwn Record for All-Female Head-down Formation Skydive

Image from the Fredricksburg Free-Lance Star (uncredited on that site, so...photographer unknown).

Lindley Estes at the Fredricksburg (Virginia) Free Lance Star reports that a team from tandem skydiving outfit Skydive Orange set a new world record for an all-female head-down formation skydive, with 41 women jumping and joining hands in midair. This is quite a feat, given that only 15% of the members of the US Parachute Association are women.

The largest all-female formation skydive, period, was accomplished in 2009 and featured 181 women — but they didn’t have their heads down.

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