"You don't quit skydiving because you get old, you get old because you quit skydiving!" Bill Wood 1930 - 2016
POPS-NL has a history of more than 40 years.
At first (1976 - 1991) it was a group of parachutists over the age of forty. See black and white picture in gallery below.
Only in a later stage (1991) the club was officially registered in the Netherlands.
The association was registered on 28 June 1991 as POPS-NL.
The founders of the club POPS-NL were: Jim Huizinga (1934 -2018) and Jan Overtoom (1944-2018).
The Mission of POPS-NL:
The club wants to practice and pursue the sport of parachuting on non-commercial grounds.
Members are persons who have reached the age of forty.
So if you are forty years of age and you are a parachutist........you can apply to the secretary by means of the ´contactformulier´ (contactform) on this website.
Members of POPS-NL participate in competitions and skydiving-events in Europe and sometimes in other continents.
The following pictures may give an impression:
For parachutists over Sixty there is the international club (Division of POPS) Skydivers Over Sixty ( SOS )
For parachutists over Seventy there is the international club (Division of POPS) Jumpers Over Seventy ( JOS )