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All Years | History of Jumptown

The Amazing Story of Jacques-André Istel, Jumptown’s Original Founder

» February 14, 2017

Jacques-André Istel--our original founder, is one of skydiving's living legends. Read about his enormous impact on Jumptown and the sport of skydiving.

The History of Parachutes Incorporated at Jumptown

» November 22, 2016

Did you know that the Orange Municipal Airport is the home of the very first purpose-built skydiving center in the entire US? Read about Jumptown's rich history.

Jumptown Featured in the Boston Globe

» August 19, 2014

Billy Baker of the Boston Globe visited Jumptown and reported on the highs and lows of a tightly knit community enjoying the thrills and freedom skydiving brings and the loss of losing a brother.

AFF Camp

The Staff at JumpTown is as proffesional as it gets....Thank you so much jumptown and especially thank you to Bry for helping make my dream become a reality.

» Ashley C.