Safety & Skydiving
Better Safe Than Safer Delivered to the FreedomFest conference, May 15th, 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada How to think about safety: The history of auto, airline and skydiving fatalities, the safety innovations responsible for the improving trends, and measuring their costs and benefits.
The Most Dangerous Part of Skydiving SkyExtreme June 2000 Why skydiving is safer than having a baby (well, sort of) and other shocking statistics about the safety of the sport.
Is Metro Too Safe? Washington Post Editorial August 9th, 1999 Why saving one life may sacrifice many more.
Putting the Fatality Numbers Into Perspective Skydiving May 1999 No need to be alarmed, skydiving fatality rates have been falling exponentially since the sports inception.
How Smart Is Your Parachute: The Risks and Rewards of High-Tech Life Insurance Contingencies May/June 1999 How much does it cost to save a life? And how much should we invest in safety devices?
Why Skydivers Still Dont Trust Automobile Air Bags Las Vegas Review-Journal Editorial March 12th, 1999 This editorial helped defeat the Nevada Senate bill 179 to regulate the sport of skydiving in 1999.
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