In This Issue

In This Issue: #49

The December issue of Blue Skies Mag is repeating the sounding joy out there in the world right now.

It got out of the gates a little late, so don’t panic if you don’t have it yet. Reserve that panic for after the New Year – if you still don’t have your magazine by January 3, email Kolla – kolla@blueskiesmag.com.

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So just what is in this little stocking stuffer?


Blue Skies Mag issue #49 | December 2013 | Cover Photo by Nik Daniel, AXIS Flight School

Blue Skies Mag issue #49 | December 2013 | Cover Photo by Nik Daniel, AXIS Flight School

On the Cover: Niklas Daniel of AXIS Flight School taking a selfie under canopy with an extension pole over Skydive Arizona with wingsuit pilot Alex Swindle.


2013 DZ Awards

2013 DZ Awards Results in Blue Skies Mag issue #49

Cover Story: 2013 DZ Awards!

You voted, we printed. Congratulations to all the winners, and thank YOU for voting! Check back here next fall for the 2014 DZ Awards voting.


Blue Skies Mag issue #49 Featured Photo by Norman Kent

Blue Skies Mag issue #49 Featured Photo by Norman Kent

Featured Photo: Animare Deland’s Brian and Amanda Festi, 2013 US Nationals freestyle champions. Photo by Norman Kent • www.normankent.com


The FlyBy

Blue Skies Mag issue #49

Blue Skies Mag issue #49


Amy Chmelecki Photo Interview by Zach Lewis

Amy Chmelecki Photo Interview by Zach Lewis

Photo Interview: Amy Chmelecki by Zach Lewis

The newest Red Bull Air Force member as you probably haven’t seen her! ChemaSexy.


Blue Skies Mag issue #49 Here There Be Dragons by Annette O'Neil

Blue Skies Mag issue #49 Here There Be Dragons by Annette O’Neil

Here There Be Dragons: Jumping China’s Fantasy Bridge by Annette O’Neil

Our favorite BASE jumping wordsmith takes us to China to jump off a bridge.


Centerfold: Break-off time for an attempt at the California State Vertical Record, hosted at Skydive Perris and put on by SoCal Converge. Photo Brian Buckland • brianbuckland.com


Blue Skies Mag issue #49 King of Speed by Rob Pine

Blue Skies Mag issue #49 King of Speed by Rob Pine

King of Speed by Rob Pine

Winter sucks but not if you can play in it like these guys.


Blue Skies Mag issue #49 Point Break Live! Review by Krisanne Combs

Blue Skies Mag issue #49 Point Break Live! Review by Krisanne Combs

I am an F … B … I … Agent! by Krisanne Combs

Point Break Live! is a real thing that exists. Krisanne Combs donned a rain jacket to tell you if it’s worth going or not. {Spoiler: it is.}


Paying the Piper: Megan Walker-Radtke, Weather Goddess

We talk to a real live weather expert (not manifest) about her job. Best part – Megan wrote an awesome article about why winter weather sucks for our January issue!


Turning Points: France In Trouble? by Kurt Gaebel, NSL

Is the era of French 4-way total global domination over?


Confessions of a Horny TI by the Fuckin’ Pilot

You know.


HighcommsJedi

HighcommsJedi

Highcomms Jedi by Melanie Curtis, highcomms.com

The latest, sweetest, matchy-match Liquid jumpsuits eva’!


SkyGod’s New Year’s Minion’s Resolutions


We hope you love it! Send feedback to lara@blueskiesmag.com. Letters to the editor, story ideas, reader news, photos – we want it ALL!!!

Happy holidays to all our readers and supporters. And hell, to our haters too.

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