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Skydiving comes to Boro
'Jumping Place' opens at regional airport
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Seasoned tandem skydiver Mike Clemmons heads back to the hanger at The Jumping Place at the Bulloch County airport. - photo by JAN MOORE/staff
With the recent opening of The Jumping Place, Statesboro can now boast what is referred to in skydiving circles as a "drop zone," or a center for skydiving activity. Located at the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport, The Jumping Place is owned and operated by Cathy Kloess, a pilot, skydiver, and instructor well-known throughout the tight knit community of skydiving. "I first met Cathy when she was packing parachutes for a living," said Mike Fury of Altico, manufacturer of the Dolphin parachute container.
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