Have you ever wanted to see what expert skydiving really looks like in action? While most people only experience skydiving as a beginner, there are those who devote their lives to the sport. If you have experienced skydiving and loved it, you might be interested in what expert skydivers look like when practicing this extreme sport. Skydiving is exciting and thrilling at all levels, but elite skydivers take it to a whole different level than what you may have seen or experienced before. If you are in Australia and want to see up-close-and-personal the tricks and amazing air spectacles of pro skydivers, you have an upcoming chance to do so. The 2017 Australian National Skydiving Championship in York is being held March 19th through the 25th. So, if you are anywhere near York during that week, you should consider making this one-of-a-kind event a part of your schedule.
You may not have realized that skydiving is a sport that hosts championships and involves different disciplines and focuses. This event will open your eyes to the exciting world of skydiving and all it has to offer.
The Australian National Skydiving Championship features Australia’s elite, best-of-the-best skydivers. Those who come to the event will get to watch extremely talented skydivers demonstrating their best moves and skills. This event is unique and very exciting. It’s definitely not an experience anyone with an interest in extreme sports or air sports will want to miss.
The championship will feature several disciplines within the realm of competitive skydiving. These disciplines include Formation Skydiving, Vertical Formation Skydiving, Canopy Formation, Canopy Piloting, and Artistic Accuracy events. The different competitions will be performed at various times throughout the week. These skydiving feats are entertaining and jaw-dropping. The formation events include groups of skydivers configuring themselves into different shapes and designs while free falling. The artistic disciplines are also extremely eye-catching as they involve the skydivers performing high-speed routines. You will be amazed at the control, speed, and accuracy of these aerial athletes.
As Tom Gilmartin, the organizer for the event said, “This is a great opportunity for anyone with an interest in skydiving or aviation to see exactly what goes on at a busy working drop zone.”
If you have any interest in the sport or have tried it before yourself, this will provide you with a deeper insight into what skydiving can be like at a more intense level. Also, The Australian National Skydiving Championship in York is simply a good time for the whole family.
Event organizer, Tom Gilmartin also had this to say about the upcoming event, “Skydive York is extremely proud to be hosting the 2017 Australian National Skydiving Championship. The best athletes and teams from around the country battle it out to be awarded the coveted title of national champion.” With such a great lineup and exciting premise, this unorthodox, spectacular championship event is not to be missed.
For those who are wondering how the event is structured, Gilmartin had this to say, “The five day event will feature all the various forms of competitive skydiving including all the free fall disciplines, Canopy Relative Work and the visually spectacular Canopy Piloting.”
The competition tends to get more thrilling and intense as it progresses and the rivalries get more fierce. As Gilmartin explained, “The skies will be full of falling humans and as the competition progresses there will be an increased atmosphere.”
If you are wanting to attend this event as a spectator and see the free-falling competition with your own eyes, you can do so throughout the week of the event. Spectators are welcome to attend starting at 8am and on through the rest of the day.
The event is held at Australia’s first skydiving facility built for the purposes of extreme skydiving events like The Australian National Skydiving Championship. There will also be practice sessions on the 19th and 20th. The Canopy Piloting Qualifiers will be held on March 21st and 22nd.
The whole event is sure to be a crowd pleaser. If you are curious about learning more, attending one of the skydiving events is a great experience that few people have seen.