Daniel Darby

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Name: Daniel Darby

Age/Birthday: 27, November 2nd 1989

Hometown: Clearwater, Florida

Current City: Orlando, Florida

Training Location: skydive deland

Canopies: Performance Designs Sabre 2 120, Velocity 84 (Skydiving) Performance Designs Proxy 260 (BASE)

Years in the Sport: 9

Date of First Skydive: Nov, 3rd, 2007

Total Jumps: 1460 (500 wingsuit)

Base Jumps: 687 (237 wingsuit)

Hobbies: Ultralight backpacking, Hockey, Lacrosse, Hiking

Occupation: Indoor Skydiving Instructor at iFly Orlando, Wingsuit Instructor and Coach, BASE Instructor

Future Goals: Compete heavily in Wingsuit Performance Competitions which include World Wingsuit League and World BASE Race.  To help promote safety and advancement in the world of wingsuiting through projects and providing stable and safe courses for students.


Daniel’s Accomplishments:

Level 4 wind tunnel instructor

Pro flyer rating



Helps to provide wind tunnel training to US military

Wingsuit stunt credit in a movie (navy seals: the battle for New Orleans)

Wingsuiting from Pedre de Gavea in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Wingsuit jumps from Brevent and Aguille di midi in Chamonix, France

Appeared in Outside the Gates

Involved in the advancement and innovation in new XRW