Skydivers set new formation record

Skydivers perfoming one of the formations during Makgadikgadi Epic PIC PAB
Skydivers perfoming one of the formations during Makgadikgadi Epic PIC PAB

The 2015 Makgadikgadi Epic Sky Dive Boogie held at the Nata Bird Sanctuary in the Makgadikgadi Pans over the weekend saw a new Botswana skydive formation record.

The sports skydivers from around the world successfully performed the first ever 18-Way formation in Botswana’s sky on the first day of the event.

An 18-way formation is when 18 skydivers jump from an aircraft and hold on to each other in a predefined formation or shape for some seconds during the free-fall before they open their parachutes.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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