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Women in Skydiving: Project 19

February 20, 2023
Jen

What started as a way to celebrate and honour the women in the US who fought for the right to vote 100 years ago, soon […]

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JYRO Gift Guide

December 8, 2022
Shannon

It’s that time of the year… If you’re struggling with what to put under the tree this year for your flying mates or the special […]

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Leia Modified: A Short History

July 27, 2023
Jen

Tension knots and firm openings. Two things skydivers are not lovers of. And canopy manufacturers even less so. It all started with one or two […]

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Best Skydiving Stunts: 3 Examples from JYRO Athletes

November 14, 2021
Jen

Holy Skydiving Stunt, Batman! We got in touch with 3 of our athletes to give us their best skydiving stunt stories. 3 skydives by 3 athletes […]

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Inclusivity in skydiving: Robin Harris gives her insight

August 20, 2021
Jen

Robin Harris, canopy pilot, lover of XRW and all-round Badass gives her insight into inclusivity in skydiving. Directly taken from the article written by Melanie […]

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Weatherhold Woogie 2020: Part 2 Videos

September 22, 2020
Jen

Back in March & April (was that this year? We can’t remember…) we decided to hold the first ever Woogie (an online web boogie) to […]

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Dropzone life and COVID-19

June 12, 2020
Maria

Dropzone life during a global pandemic is… What is it actually? And what is it like to be a dropzone owner? To find out we caught […]

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Weatherhold Woogie 2020 | Part 1 Videos

April 9, 2020
Jen

We’re all in the same position across the globe for the first time ever, but who says we shouldn’t be entertained during that time! The […]

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World Cup Triumph – Cedric Veiga Rios wins Gold

December 4, 2019
Jen

It was a great turn out for the 10th FAI World Cup in Canopy Piloting with 101 competitors representing 24 countries. Billy Sharman and his […]

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Kraken Review: A Kraken Good Wingsuit Canopy

July 25, 2019
Shannon

The Kraken has finally been released! Almost the longest product release in Icarus Canopies (now JYRO) history (beaten only by Petra’s infamous 3 year debut), […]

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Safire 3 Review: Lady Safina, How I Love Thee

April 29, 2019
Shannon

Jill Grantham is a travelling gypsy from Australia with 1900 jumps and 12 years in the sport. She has hair like Rapunzel, a penchant for […]

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JYRO Parachute Fabric: New & Improved

May 2, 2024
Jen

It’s not everyday that we make big changes here at JYRO Headquarters. However, this has been in the works for a number of years now. […]

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JYRO Boogie 2023

June 24, 2023
Jen

What.A.Week. JYRO Boogie 2023. It goes without saying, what happens at Farm, stays at Farm. Needless to say, it was a lot of skydiving, fun […]

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NZ Aerosports. Icarus Canopies. Now JYRO

May 8, 2023
Shannon

WE’VE REBRANDED! We’re just JYRO now. JYRO is the next generation of NZ Aerosports. It honours our founder, Paul ‘Jyro’ Martyn, of course, because it […]

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10 skydiving Instagram accounts to follow

September 1, 2020
Jen

10 skydiving Instagram accounts to follow during 2020   Wanna follow some cool skydiving Instagram accounts? We’ve got you sorted! We went through our following […]

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Circle of Awareness – navigating a global crisis

May 8, 2020
Mikey Lovemore

It should come as no surprise that as skydivers, we deal with A LOT of anxiety. We’re taught to check our “circle of awareness” from […]

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JYRO Boogie 2020: The Fun That Was Had

March 31, 2020
Shannon

Hot damn, that was a mighty-fine weekend!! The one boogie that you’d still turn up to when the forecast was this bad, and it ended […]

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Catching up with Luci “Blah-Fairy” Martyn

January 16, 2020
Shannon

From tweeny dropzone kid to Executive Director of the world’s coolest (ahem, not biased) Parachute Manufacturer, Luci “Blahfairy” Martyn is full of laid back charm […]

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World Meet 2016: A short story by Jyro

February 5, 2018
Marika Taumoli

Jyro may have been known for his innovation and canopy design, but what is less known was his amazing storytelling skills. Have a read below […]

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