AFF Skydiving Versus Tandem Skydiving

When people find out that it is possible to skydive with your own parachute without first having done a tandem, they’re often very surprised. A tandem skydive and an AFF skydive, of course, are mighty different. Here, we’ll take a look at the main differences between the two experiences--and help you work out for yourself [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|AFF/Learn to Skydive, First Time Skydiving|

Should You Go Skydiving If You’re Scared of Heights?

Many people don’t think they can skydive because they’re afraid of heights. We’re here to tell you that--as weird as it may sound--fear of heights doesn’t matter a bit on a skydive. If you’re, like, that’s impossible, then calm down, Wiggum. It’s true! It might surprise you that being on a ladder will always feel [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

What Skydiving Professionals Want The General Public To Know

If you’re going a little bug-eyed researching all this skydiving stuff, believe you me--you’re not the first, and you won’t be the last. First-time skydivers have a steep learning curve! Fear not, though--we’ve got your back. Here are a few first time skydiving tips that we as long-time skydivers (and skydiving pros) are eager for [...]

By |September 13th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

Managing Your Ultimate Bucket List: Skydiving

Everybody’s got a bucket list, right? Y’know: that maybe-short, maybe-epic-length list of experiences you want to check off before you kick the bucket. These are the landmark experiences that make a life: ride an elephant; see the sun rise over Black Rock City; learn to play the guitar; high-five Samuel L. Jackson. A huge proportion [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

40 Years of Skydiving: Skydive Perris

Diane Conatser Tells The Madcap Story Of the Little Dropzone That Could When Diane Conatser and her husband Bennie bought a scrappy, dusty airfield in the then-teeny, agrarian town of Perris, California, skydiving was the furthest thing from their minds. For them, it was all about flying aircraft. On a good day, the whole family [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Skydiving|