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There's a reason Stuart Schoenfeld is a force to be reckoned with. Photo by Ori Kuper
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Jessica Edgeington, one of the three women competing in the national event, moves with precision through the gates to the shoreline. Photo by Ori Kuper
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Jonathan Tagle comes off the pond, hoping to stick his landing on the shoreline. Photo by Ori Kuper
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The members of Slip Stream ready their packs for the next round of competition. Photo by Fayza A. Elmostehi
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Is he a superhero? Nah. He's a swooperhero. Photo by Fayza A. Elmostehi
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Billy Sharman comes in for a swoop. Photo by Ori Kuper
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Stuart Schoenfeld watches and waits for the next opportunity to show which swooper is boss. Photo by Ori Kuper
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Stuart Schoenfeld brings it on in. Photo by Ori Kuper
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Thomas Hughes demonstrates his form. Photo by Ori Kuper
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The swooping pond is ready for the open class' accuracy event, featuring the competition's top swoopers. Photo by Fayza A. Elmostehi
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Proud to be a canopy pilot. Photo by Fayza A. Elmostehi