The 3rd Dubai International Parachuting Championships and Gulf Cup is only a few short days away – starting up on November 29th and running through December 10th at Skydive Dubai.
Some of the best teams and athletes of the skydiving world will travel to Dubai to battle it out above the exotic beaches.
The organizers website expects 55 or more nations to attend. Events are Canopy Piloting, 4-way Formation Skydiving, 4-way Canopy Formation and Accuracy.
The games are held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.
This event has traditionally been exceptionally generous with price money, and on November 14th, the organizers announced that the price purse had been doubled. A total of $775k will be distributed amongst the winners in the different events, although in Team and Individual accuracy only competitors from the Gulf Region and it’s affiliated partner-nations are eligible.
Breakdown of the price money can be viewed here.
With that kind of money on the line, we can expect to see some rocking competition.