Guidance on Return to Skydiving from the STO
Jeff Montgomery, Safety & Technical Officer, recently wrote to all instructors and coaches offering guidance for the return to skydiving.
Welcome back to skydiving!
Parachute Training Organisations (PTOs) are preparing to resume operations in July with safety measures in place to minimise the risk of transmission of Covid-19.
A Message from Craig Poxon
Craig Poxon, Chair of Council, explains how British Skydiving has been working with DZOs, medical professionals and aviation experts to establish a safe return to skydiving.
Return to Skydiving Working Group (RTSWG)
Jeff Montgomery, is chairing a new Working Group to review the return to skydiving protocols after the covid-19 lockdown.
British Skydiving Joins Sport and Recreation Sector to Tackle Racism & Inequality
Sport and recreation has an influential role to bring about meaningful change
British Skydiving Nationals Cancelled
After careful consideration and negotiation with the affected drop zones the decision has been made to cancel all remaining competitions for 2020.
‘One-Off’ Permissions/Exemptions from STC
STC has considered a total of 20 COVID-19 Special ‘One-Off’ Permissions/Exemptions
Covid-19 & Restarting Skydiving in the UK
Dr John Carter provides an interim briefing for Covid-19 & restarting skydiving.
Membership Subscriptions and Jumping Abroad
Council has agreed revised subscription rates.
Why is British Skydiving so important to us all?
British Skydiving sets out some of the work that it does behind the scenes to keep us in the air.
Update from Tash Higman
Treasurer, Tash Higman, provides a report on the finance position of British Skydiving.
Callum Kennedy from UK Parachuting has created a #StayatHome video featuring members
An update from Craig Poxon
Chair of Council, Craig Poxon provides an update to members
Council Announces Financial Aid Package
Council is determined to do the right thing for our membership and our sport and has offered a financial aid package to DZs
Statement from EPC
A statement from Sam Lee, Chair of the Elite Performance Committee, on the upcoming World Championships.
A message from the Chair
Craig Poxon, Chair of Council provides an update on what has been happening at British Skydiving.
Calling all Jumpers, Instructors & DZ Staff
Callum Kennedy of UK Parachuting, Beccles is starting a movement to bring the whole UK Skydiving scene together
British Skydiving Launches Social Distance Learning
Find links to interesting and educational content whilst we can’t jump
Statement by Tash Higman, Treasurer of British Skydiving
A statement by the Treasurer of British Skydiving on the financial considerations in the skydiving sector during the coronavirus shutdown
Update from Tony Butler, Chief Operating Officer
The Council of British Skydiving held a video meeting today to consider the effect of the unprecedented government restrictions.
COVID19 – Updated Advice for Discussion
Update from British Skydiving’s Medical Adviser on the current Coronavirus situation.
Message from the Chief Operating Officer
COO of British Skydiving, Tony Butler, responds to the exceptionally difficult and challenging time facing us all.
All official British Skydiving events and activities postponed
All official British Skydiving events and activities postponed for the time being because of coronavirus
Lise Moore joins as Finance Manager
We would like to welcome our new finance manager, Lise Moore.
HoD – World Championships 2020
We are accepting applications for Heads of Delegation/Team Managers
Craig Poxon elected as Chair of Council
New chair elected as Martin Soulsby steps down after 9 years.
Review of the Year 2019
The British Skydiving Review of the Year 2019 has now been published.
Membership Subscriptions from 1 April 2020
The new subscription rates with effect from 1 April 2020 have been announced.
Nick Bunting stands down
Nick Bunting has stood down from his voluntary position as an independent non-executive director.
Council Election 2020 – Results
We are pleased to announce the results of the British Skydiving 2020 Council Election.
Council Election 2020 – Voting is now Open!
Voting is now open for the British Skydiving Council Election 2020.
British Skydiving Rebrand
British Parachute Association has undergone a total brand review and unveiled its new identity, logo and website.
Election of British Skydiving Council
At the close of nominations, eight nominations had been received for the five (4 x 3 year and 1 x 1 year) seats on Council becoming vacant at the AGM.
Welcome to James Potts, our new Compliance Officer
James Potts has been appointed to the part-time role of Compliance Officer.
Royal Aero Club Trust Announces Start of 2020 Bursary
The Royal Aero Club Trust has announced the start of the 2020 bursary awards.
NFTO take Silver at the World Cup of Formation Skydiving
Congratulations to NFTO Skydiving Team who took Silver in the FS 4-way Female category at the 2019 World Cup
Nominations for 5 Council seats are open
Five seats on BPA Council become available for elected members at the AGM on Saturday 25th January 2020.
NFTO Mediation settlement agreement
British Skydiving and NFTO FS 4-way team have now successfully undertaken a mediation process.
British Skydiving Council, at its meeting on Tuesday 1 October, elected Mark Bayada as Competitions Chair for the remainder of the committee year.
New British Head-Up Record with Ally Milne
A new British record organised by Ally Milne with an incredible 21 BPA members performing a Head-Up formation
Jimmy Scoops Speed Nationals Gold and a New British Record
At the BPA Nationals in Speed, Jimmy McCarthy and Kiera Chapman both set new British Speed Records!