parachute jumper


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Noun1.parachute jumper - a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachuteparachute jumper - a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
jumper - a person who jumps; "as the jumper neared the ground he lost control"; "the jumper's parachute opened"
skydiver - a person who jumps from a plane and performs various gymnastic maneuvers before pulling the parachute cord
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THE founder of pioneering charity Touch Trust and prolific parachute jumper Dilys Price OBE is to be recognised for her work with a Pride of Britain award.
Caption: An article from Modern Mechanix (May 1935) highlights the special apparatus that parachute jumper Clem Sohn devised.
After jumping off the bridge, the parachute jumper falls 80 kilometers an hour before opening their parachute just about 100 meters above the ground.
But another parachute jumper filmed her freefalling, and safely landing on her feet.
I have a friend who is a parachute jumper, more than that he does freebasing - jumping off tall buildings, but the lowest possible you jump off and survive.
I can see nothing superior in a man willing to trade his life for public applause, and I can see no more superiority in him when he is a soldier than when he is prize fighter, a lion tamer or a parachute jumper at a county fair.
ONE-LEGGED parachute jumper Barry Byron's false leg came off after he pulled his ripcord.
These are the same kind of challenges that I faced on my personal journey to becoming a qualified Basic Parachute Jumper and that I frequently reflect on as I tackle other challenges that daily life provides.
e training and the skydive are completed in one day and participants make the jump in tandem harnessed to an experienced parachute jumper.
Mr Hillam, an experienced parachute jumper, was a member of the Brunton club for 12 years.
THE founder of pioneering charity Touch Trust and prolific parachute jumper Dilys Price has won the Lifetime Achiever Award at The National Diversity Ceremony.
An experienced parachute jumper who had completed just under 6,000 jumps Nigel was taking part in a demonstration that day at the start of a league match between Aston Villa and Arsenal.