Voices from Russia

Friday, 12 July 2013

Video. 102 Russian Female Skydivers Practise Formation Free-Fall

00 Aleksei Kalima. Chechen Female Parachutists. 2008 – Resized


A group of 102 Russian female skydivers from the Zhemchuzhiny Rossii (Pearls of Russia) team trained on the ground before trying to create a tricolour formation in midair. To watch this 71-second RIA-Novosti video in English showing them preparing for the stunt, click here. On 26 July, Russian parachuting enthusiasts mark their unofficial holiday, Parachutist‘s Day. Badass mamas, all the way around…

12 July 2013




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