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» 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.
» May 24, 2018
Find out what it takes to get on a World Record skydive and experience the ultimate experience!
» 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!
» December 19, 2017
You know what to wear when you are running, biking, or hiking, but it's not every day you go skydiving. So, what should you wear for the big jump? Lucky for you, we have the perfect wardrobe in mind -- read our head-to-toe guide on what to wear skydiving.
» December 11, 2017
'Tis the season of giving, and we all know it can be tough to find the perfect gift to fit everyone on your shopping list. But from granny to godson and all the uncles, aunts, and cousins in between, we think we have just the thing-a skydive.
» October 13, 2017
Your problems have no weapons effective against skydiving. Skydiving does solve everything! Once you try it for yourself, we're sure you'll heartily agree.
» September 5, 2017
Here we explain the distinct features of the 5 most popular skydiving disciplines: formation skydiving, freefly, angle flying, wingsuiting, and swooping.
» August 25, 2017
Can you go skydiving at night? Skydiving offers some of the greatest views you'll ever see - and they're completely different in the dark! Learn more here.
» August 10, 2017
Skydiving isn't just for adrenaline junkies. It's every thrill seeker's dream come true from the professional skydiver down to the first-timer. Here's why.
» July 25, 2017
From sea to shining sea, where will you find the very best skydiving in the USA? We've chosen our very favorite locations, based on skydivers' general consensus (as well as loads and loads and loads of our own boogie travel). Here's our go-to list of great places to skydive.
» June 13, 2017
The idea that "skydiving is more mental than physical" is repeated so often in the sport that it's practically a truism. While you don't necessarily need to be very physically strong to be a good skydiver, you do need to be mentally strong.
» April 24, 2017
Skydiving and paragliding are the two most practiced airsports in the world. Here are some of the other spot-the-difference hints in the skydiving vs paragliding game.
» January 24, 2017
Skydiving is not just a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It's more like an amusement park, an epic activity to enjoy again and again, year after year.
» January 24, 2017
While you certainly can go skydiving when it's cold, we believe that a great skydive is worth waiting for--and we suggest that you wait to jump until the warmer weather arrives.
» November 15, 2016
We get this question a lot from parents with eager teens tugging at their sleeves. Here we answer the question, how old you have to be to go skydiving.
» October 19, 2016
The skydiving weight limit for tandems at Jumptown isn't about prejudice; it's about hard mathematics and our dropzone's dedicated emphasis on safety. Let us try to explain.
» September 15, 2016
The skydiving altitude you jump from is an important part of your skydiving experience. Here, we explain what difference it makes.
» July 19, 2016
Asking yourself the question... should I go skydiving? Unarguably one of life's great adventures, find out whether you have what it takes to skydive.
» July 5, 2016
Trying to decide between skydiving or bungee jumping? Both are fantastic sports for anyone who wants an adrenaline rush. But, which is scarier?
» June 22, 2016
Can skydiving be a form of therapy? Read here to learn about the benefits of skydiving and why therapists wish they could prescribe it!
» April 8, 2015
"Why would anyone want to jump from a perfectly good airplane?" We give you 10 GREAT REASONS!!!
» November 2, 2014
No matter what we do in life, there is an element of risk. Unfortunately, the news media tends to focus on one side of skydiving... the risk. Seldom are the rewards highlighted. Here, we highlight the rewards of a sport we love.
» October 30, 2014
Why Jump from a Perfectly Good Airplane?
Why would anyone want to jump from a perfectly good airplane? If a skydiver was given a dollar for every time they heard that... they'd be rich. It's hard for people to get their heads around this concept. Most skydivers find it difficult to explain the 'why' for this so called madness, but here's the answer... FREEDOM.
» October 3, 2014
This week we ask the question: if you could skydive anywhere in the world, where would it be? With opportunities to make a jump in just about every corner of the globe, the options are overwhelming. However, there are a few places whose beauty is best appreciated from 13,000 feet. Check out our list of The World's Most Beautiful Skydiving Destinations.
» September 18, 2014
World records don't come easy - especially in skydiving as the boundaries being pushed could be disastrous! We feature the Top 10 World Skydiving World Records in History!
» September 17, 2014
About a two months ago, Melanie Curtis, Jorge Alonso and our friends at Skydive Carolina were all sitting around the dropzone waiting for the clouds to clear when they had an idea - create a dance, and challenge the rest of the skydiving world to beat them!