Skydiving in History

Events in Sport

  • 1987-04-18 Gregory Robertson does 200-mph free fall to save unconscious skydiver near Coolidge, Arizona

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1960-01-23 Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver & skysurfing pioneer, born in Oullins, France (d. 1998)

Deaths in Sport

  • 1995-12-14 Rob Harris, American sky surfer, dies skydiving at 28
  • 1998-04-13 Patrick de Gayardon, French skydiver & skysurfer, dies at 38