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» September 11, 2018
Learn the differences between each skydiving license and what you can do with each!
» September 6, 2018
Welcome to the world of skydiving!!! If you're new to the DZ ( dropzone ), be prepared to learn an entirely new language! Fear not, we've got a comprehensive list to get you started!
» August 18, 2018
Find out the answer to your pining question, can you skydive with glasses or contact lenses; as well as more questions answered for your first time skydiving!
» August 13, 2018
Learn why skydiving in Massachusetts is awesome and why you should come to Jumptown in Massachusetts over those other states.
» August 2, 2018
The skydiving culture goes way beyond skydiving. Learn how the skydiving culture permeates the people in the sport and why it is so magnetizing.
» July 23, 2018
Find out if you should jump from an airplane while your sick, high, or drunk as well as the consequences of jumping under the influence or if you aren't feeling well.
» June 20, 2018
Curious how to skydive for the first time? Learn about the choices for your first skydive.
» May 28, 2018
We give you the lowdown on what a canopy course is in skydiving and why every skydiver should partake in one.
» May 24, 2018
Find out what it takes to get on a World Record skydive and experience the ultimate experience!
» May 2, 2018
Learn about different skydiving jump planes and why we love jumping from a Twin Otter at Jumptown!
» May 1, 2018
Everyone wants to know what happens if the parachute doesn't open. Learn about how skydiving parachutes open and modern parachute emergency procedures.
» April 14, 2018
Find out how wind tunnels compare to skydiving and what makes indoor skydiving and regular skydiving great!
» April 8, 2018
Do you like to learn how to do things on your own? Take control and learn how to skydive with AFF skydiving!
» March 16, 2018
Find out how many jumps it takes before you are skydiving by yourself!
» March 6, 2018
Find out the different types of reactions first-time skydivers may have! v
» February 7, 2018
Jumptown Skydiving Safety day will be held March 24, 2018, and this is an event that every skydiver should not miss.
» February 2, 2018
The gear you need to simply survive your jumps only covers the bare-bones basics. The equipment needed for skydiving is just a small part of the equipment you'll eventually want to make sure is in your gear bag. Here's a reasonably comprehensive skydiving equipment list.
» January 17, 2018
Every diehard skydiver has a fun origin story, but Fred's just might take the cake. Case in point: I'm in stitches within a minute of asking Fred Olsen to tell me his.