Behind the Scenes of Point Break

Point Break is not only an iconic adventure-seeking movie from the 90's, it's also a movie that re-shaped the sport of skydiving! We recently caught up with accomplished skydiving photographer, Tom Sanders, who is the man responsible for capturing those aerial skydiving scenes that now live in our memories forever. Point Break transformed [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Skydiving|

Lights, Camera, Freefall: Interview with Scott Smith

Scott Smith on Coordinating Perris’s Many Skydiving Film Shoots Since Skydive Perris is the largest drop zone near Hollywood, it’s no surprise that we handle more than our fair share of film shoots. It seems like everything (from student films to feature films to episodic television to reality TV to interviews to magazines) shoots at [...]

By |May 14th, 2017|Skydiving|

6 Tips for Longevity In the Sport

While any experienced skydiver will tell you that it takes thousands of jumps to really feel like you’re getting somewhere, the fact is that the average time a person spends in the sport of skydiving is just 5 years. That owes to a number of factors, of course, but much of the attrition points straight [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|Skydiving|

A Week of World Records

"You don't get quit skydiving because you get old. You get old because you quit skydiving!" - Bill Wood Starting last weekend, the Skydivers Over Sixty (SOS),  the Women Skydiver's Over Sixty (WSOS), and the Jumpers Over Seventy (JOS) came in full force for an incredible week of skydiving here at Skydive Perris. Seven World Records [...]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Relative Work, Skydiving|

The Skydive Perris Aircraft Fleet

Recently on Facebook we posed a question: 10 Planes that ARE or HAVE BEEN in the Skydive Perris fleet. Which ONE is a lie? Can you guess which one it is? 1) Twin Beech 2) Twin Otter 3) Merlin 4) Cessna 180 5) Hot Air Balloon 6) DC9 7) Skyvan 8) DC3 9) Porter 10) MU2 [...]

By |May 1st, 2017|Skydiving Aircraft|