Leapfest, long-running parachuting occasion, go back to Rhode Island after 2-year hiatus– Boston News, Weather Condition, Sports


EXETER, R.I. (WHDH) – After a two-year lack due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world’s longest running global fixed line parachute occasion went back to Rhode Island on Saturday.

Paratroopers from the UK and New Zealand were amongst the nations represented at Leapfest in Exteter, Rhode Island.

According to the occasion’s site, groups including 4 jumpers left from a CH-47 helicopter at an elevation of 1,500 feet.

Individuals intended to land as close as possible to significant landing location and were timed by certified judges.

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