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Behind the Scenes of Point Break (Part II) With Dave Donnelly

Photo credit (above): Tom Sanders Dave Donnelly was only 16 years old and not yet a skydiver when he was hired on to the Point Break production as a parachute packer and 'gopher.' Here, he shares his incredible tale from behind the scenes of one the most iconic, adventure-seeking movies in the 90's and how [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Skydiving|

How To Become A Certified Skydiver

You’ve watched the jaw-dropping videos. You’ve checked out other successful students’ AFF videos to get an idea of what to expect. Now, naturally, you want to put yourself in their securely-tied shoes. If you’re looking for how to become a certified skydiver, you’ve come to the right place: Skydive Perris has one of the longest-running, [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Skydiving|

Why People Call Skydive Perris the ‘Mecca’ of Skydiving

Photo credit (above): Dennis Sattler Skydivers have been dropping out of the Perris sky for more than half a century--for the last forty years, on the Conatser family’s watch. The story of the Skydive Perris we know starts in 1977, when Diane Conatser and her husband Bennie bought a scrappy, dusty airfield in the then-teeny, [...]

By |August 1st, 2017|Perris CA, Skydiving|

What Is A Load Organizer?

Getting on organized jumps is something to look eagerly forward to after you get that A license. And here at Skydive Perris the great news is we have Load Organizers "LO’s" in all disciplines! What Is A Load Organizer? A Load Organizer is an experienced skydiver who exists to make your skydiving experience the best [...]

By |July 14th, 2017|Skydiving|

Wingsuit Flying: How to Get Started

“I want to start flying a wingsuit as soon as possible. How do I get that done?” Golly, but we hear that question a lot. It’s not surprising that it comes up for us so often. After all, Skydive Perris is one of the best dropzones in the world to learn how to wingsuit. We [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Skydiving, Wingsuiting|

Stay, Play & Fly!

Lean on in, here. We’ll tell you a really well-kept secret. Y’know the skydiving dropzone? That airfield where all the planes with the clear plastic doors live? The alternate universe where everybody walks around in half-unzipped jumpsuits all the time, talking about nylon? It’s not just for skydiving. Sounds crazy, right? Well: we’re here to [...]

By |July 9th, 2017|Indoor Skydiving, Skydiving|

An Interview With Our Very Own Dan BC

Talking to Dan Is Better Than Coffee (And Always Inspiring, Too!) Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld, or “Dan BC”, as most people refer to him, is one of the most decorated skydivers in the world. He’s also one of the world’s best-known skydivers, known internationally for his autobiographical book, Above All Else, for his TED Talk and for his [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld, Skydiving|

Behind The Scenes Of A Skydiving Operation

Ready for some real talk before going skydiving? Here are some home truths, y’all: The nature of the business of skydiving is somewhat unpredictable, and you’re going to be along for that ride when you come out for a jump. Here are some helpful tips on what to know before you skydive that will you [...]

By |June 14th, 2017|First Time Skydiving|

7 Tips To Get The Most Out Of A Boogie

Boogies attract skydivers of all skill levels--that’s a big part of the fun! If you’re a first-time boogie-goer, never fear: You won’t be alone. Since we host more than our share of world-class skydiving events, we’re kinda experts on how to work a boogie to your best advantage as a newer skydiver. Here’s a list [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|Skydiving|

5 Pro Tips For Your First Time Skydiving Experience

Once you’ve chosen the very best dropzone (nudge, nudge), you still have a bit of work to do to prepare for the best possible tandem skydiving experience. It isn’t all obvious stuff, which is why we put together our best skydiving tips for beginners. Here’s a quick checklist you can work through that will deliver [...]

By |June 10th, 2017|First Time Skydiving|