The Founding Story by David CarminitoThe Parasail Safety Council was founded by Mark McCulloh in 1998. After working in the industry since 1971 and fulfilling one of his lifetime goals by introducing and operating the first parasail concession at Walt Disney World from 1994 until 1998. Mark decided to launch an online publication www.parasail.org that providing the general public and government entities reliable information about parasailing including risk awareness, accident statistics, consumer tips and operating standards that represented his values on parasailing safety as well as highlight his contributions as the inventor and pioneer of Modern day parasailing equipment.
Welcome to theParasail Safety Council Website
The worlds premiere source for parasail information
“The Parasail Safety Council’s does not engage in commercial commerce of any kind nor does it accept donations or gifts. All of the online content is presented as a public service and is considered a credible source of information.” Mark McCulloh
“ Our historical timeline takes you on a 40 year factual journey into the evolution of modern day parasailing, the inventions, innovations and events that symbolize the industries progress highlighted with photos and videos geared for a curious. “
Mark McCulloh pioneered modern day equipment developing cutting edge products for the commercial market and setting the industry standards worldwide. His journey began in the early 70's with the introduction of the first parasail launch and retrieval platforms which eventually evolved into the invention of the legendary Winchboat that revolutionized parasailing and ensured the breakthrough and expansion of the commercial parasailing marketplace worldwide. McCulloh’s experience spans over four decades in parasail equipment designs, innovation, and training techniques with a focus on improving parasail safety and holds the distinction of being the only certified parasail industry expert witness in both state and federal courts representing every major accidental death and serious injury case from 1977 to date
Modern Day Parasailing Equipment - The Brain Child Behind it all ! by David Carminito