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Vol. 5 - February 2000 - English Edition The Magazine from Skydive World


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Monthly Notes from the Editors
Welcome to the fifth issue of skyXtreme!

The dawning of the New Millennium around the world went off without incident as skydivers from far and near celebrated with special jump events around the globe. Check out this edition's 'Your Stories' section for a vividly descriptive and evocative rendition of one skydiver's New Year's Eve jump experience.

On a more serious note, a hot topic in the sport of skydiving is the use (or not) of the Cypres device. Strong opinions abound on both sides both pro and con. In this issue's 'safety news' we feature all the latest news there is to know on this controversial but life-saving device.

A great FREE offer we wish to mention is one found at our sister site of Skydive World! If you're looking for FREE web space or a 'skydive' email address, check this out! Skydive World offers a TOTALLY free email address and/or totally free web space (under 2 MB)! Are you tired of using sites like GeoCities which load their advertisement when your web site loads? Then this offer is for you! Skydive World will host your personal or club non-commercial skydive web page on the Skydive World domain for FREE! Go to Skydive World at the following link and apply for your FREE email and/or webspace today!

Lastly, we wish to thank all you wonderful skydivers out there for your wonderful, delightful contributions to this e-zine. Please keep them coming! Your stories and content are what make skyXtreme the special 'zine it is!

Blue skies and safe landings !

@nne heck
Trisha Riga


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