2018 World Parachuting Championships

2018 World Parachuting Championships

2018 FAI World Parachuting Championships. Gold Coast, Qld

2nd FAI World Speed Skydiving Championships

12th FAI World Artistic Events Championships

18th FAI World Canopy Formation Championships

23rd FAI World Formation Skydiving Championships


Wrap up & Results

Thank you to our Sponsors & Partners



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Sportscover Australia is one of the leading sports and leisure services providers in the world combining unrivaled knowledge and expertise with a range of services across insurance, risk management, media, marketing and other related services.

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Strategic Partner

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In Queensland, we showcase world-class global events in the most dazzling destinations. Whatever your passion, you’ll find it here (and maybe even discover new ones). From the golden surf beaches of the south to the rainforests of the tropical north, from our wide outback plains to our glittering reef-fringed coast, we’ve got every corner of the state covered. It’s just the place to experience Australia’s best live events. Discover our amazing event calendar at:



Major Partners

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The Gold Coast has something for everyone, from Australia’s best beaches, rainforests and waterways to world class theme parks, sporting venues, convention services, shopping precincts and a diverse range of events.

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Our hosts for the 2018 World Parachuting Championships. Gold Coast, Queensland.

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Media Partners

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7 Mate

7 Mate is simply: "The best channel on Australian airwaves!" Watch great shows including the awesome documentary’s aboutAussie Skydiving.

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Skydive TV


Skydive TV® is the 1st and the only TV channel dedicated specifically to the industry and the sport of Skydiving. The concept was first conceived in 2004. It took 3 years of R&D and 1 year of building, concept creation and testing to make it happen.

Watch events from around the World, click on the logo for more


90.9 Sea FM, Gold Coast's #1 radio station for hit's and old school music! @909seafm #Seafm

Industry Partners

Sun Path Products, Inc., are the proud makers of the Javelin Odyssey, Legacy, Aurora, Student Odyssey, and Military Harness & Container Systems.

With over 30 years of experience, we strive to set a standard for quality, innovation, and craftsmanship in the parachute equipment industry.

Our products are made with pride in Raeford, NC, USA.

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United Parachute Technologies produce the Vector 3 sport container,  the Sigma tandem system, the Mutant Swooper,  and Military harness and container systems.  Established in 1972 by Bill Booth, United Parachute Technologies have consistently led the way in design and innovation and have built close to 70,000 containers.

Cookie Red

FLY COOKIE! Cookie Composites have been building skydiving helmets, camera mounts and helmet accessories since 2001.

Inspired by World champion athletes, we take pride in our approach to designing functional equipment to suite all skydivers needs.

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PURE WILD FLIGHT.  NZ Aerosports have been developing and manufacturing the wings you want to fly since 1986.  Icarus Canopies are for you – the AFF student, the weekend warrior, jump pig, the world explorer, the student, the champion and the world-record-breakers.

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Since 1997 AAD nv/sa has been focusing on the development of security devices for skydivers, by combining our expertise with those of professional skydivers, riggers and manufacturers.


iFLY Indoor Skydiving opened Australia’s first state-of-the-art indoor skydive centres in Sydney, Gold Coast and Perth. Our iFLY Downunder (Sydney West) 16ft wide glass chamber is one of the world’s largest vertical wind tunnels. Owned and operated by Australian passionate fliers, we have created these incredible facilities to share the beauty and freedom of flight with everyone. iFLY Downunder, Gold Coast and Perth are subsidiaries of publicly listed company Indoor Skydive Australia Group (ASX:IDZ), a company formed to create a network of indoor skydive centres throughout the region.

Sigma Horizontal Blue

Sigma helps organizations of all types send out certificates, credentials, licenses, memberships, achievements, awards, events, and experiences in the form of digital Merits.

Sigma tools allow organizations to provide users with a verified digital record that is scannable, shareable, and verifiable.  

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L&B is dedicated to bringing skydivers the best in audible and visual altimeters. Since they started, they have applied the latest technology, innovations and user-friendly features to their products with one thing in mind… YOU!


United Parachute Technologies produce the Vector 3 sport container, the Sigma tandem system, the Mutant Swooper, and Military harness and container systems. Established in 1972 by Bill Booth, United Parachute Technologies have consistently led the way in design and innovation and have built close to 70,000 containers.


LVN is a lifestyle. LVN is a brand designed to bring fashion with ease to outdoor adventures.

LVN makes fashionable and functional clothing with a heavy focus on bamboo along with accessories for men and women who like adventure, adventure sports and the outdoors. LVN was born with the idea that when being adventurous one can also be stylish, but most importantly comfortable.


Manifest Software for skydive operations should be easy. Log in from any web browser and you're ready to manifest. Skydive Manifest system for commercial skydiving operations, Team system for events, public departure board displays.

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