Issue 102




ASM Australian Skydiver Magazine

ASM is a vibrant magazine showcasing the fabulous sport of skydiving, it's spirited people, it's variety of disciplines, it's sensational events and the 70+ drop zones around Australia.

All Members of the Australian Parachute Federation who hold a current Sporting Licence and 'A' Licence automatically receive the ASM as part of their annual membership.

Non APF members can subscribe to the ASM online.

Many technical articles are published in the interests of safety and education, and past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

ASM is the people's mag and is based on contributions from the skydiving community. The mag is always after input and ideas, please feel free to contribute:

  • author a technical article or series of articles
  • start your own column
  • report on a competition, boogie or event
  • send in your Drop Zone Dayz story and photos
  • submit a cover shot or photographic pictorial
  • send in fun snap shots, notables and quotes for Parapenalia
  • submit photos for Ouch! 
  • write a poem
  • tell us your first jump story or about your course for The Blue Room
  • scare us with your No Shit There I Was story
  • inform the masses of new equipment or advancements
  • enlight us with some tips and traps
  • interview or profile a 10,000 Jump Pig

Go to the ASM Online Archives for the origins of ASM including the original ASM of the 60s and 70s, followed by 20 years of Rambling On magazine.

You can also leave your classifieds on this website free of charge, if you have skydiving equipment or accessories for sale.


/ CURRENT ISSUE /

Issue 102

FEATURE ARTICLES /

  • Corona Update
  • APF Direction
  • CRW Camp
  • Speed Skydiving – Virtual World Championships
  • Cay Boogie
  • Nox Lite
  • Funny Farm - Straight Outta ISO
  • Hobby Farm
  • WSCR Award
  • Tribute - Vince Reffet
  • Mumbles Burning Van
  • Zack’s Canopy Course
  • 10-Way Sequentials
  • WA State Skydiving Championships
  • QLD State Skydiving Championships
  • Jump like a Pharaoh Vol 3
  • Safety Matters
  • GLH Systems
  • So you want to be a Display Jumper?
  • Interview – The Godwins
  • Profile – Shane Sparkes
  • On the Air
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory

/ PAST ISSUE /

Issue 101

FEATURE ARTICLES /

  • The Virus - Covid Comeback
  • Sicktoria
  • Skydiving 101
  • APF Direction
  • Tully Tight Arse Boogie
  • Kapow Kup
  • Over the Crest
  • RIP A Tale of Two Kings
  • RIP Jim Brierley
  • Second Generation Skydiver - Brett Lonnon
  • Profile - Ken Hills & Janine Hayes
  • Jump Pig - James Evered
  • Texas Parachute Massacre
  • Safety Matters
  • Where Have all the Tandem Instructors Gone?
  • The Evolution of AFF in Australia
  • Camera Development Program
  • Irish the MC Podcast
  • GLH Systems - Habit is Stronger than Reason
  • DZ Dayz
  • Guess Who?
  • Happy Snaps
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory

/ PAST ISSUE /

Issue 100

FEATURE ARTICLES /

  • Editorial
  • Virus Alert
  • John ‘Cookie’ Cook
  • APF Direction
  • Steepening the Curve - 20 Years of Freeflying
  • Profile – The Onises
  • Australian & NZ Nationals
  • Two Smart Cookies
  • Jyro Boogie 2020
  • Profile – Luci Martyn
  • Flying the Curve – 20 Years of Wingsuiting
  • Profile – The Smiths
  • Safety Matters
  • Blowing the Curve – A Tale About Two Wind Tunnels
  • Profile – The Other Smiths
  • MS Exposed - Nude Skydiving
  • No Shit There I Was...
  • Profile – Faye Cox
  • Profile – Claude Gillard
  • Guess Who?
  • Profile – The McEvoys
  • Ring The Bell
  • Then & Now
  • ASM Magazine Covers

Past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

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