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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|

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|

Kate Cooper and the Beginnings of P3

The name “P3” is synonymous with relative work legends, Kate Cooper-Jensen, Tony Domenico and our very own Dropzone Manager, Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld [BC]. This weekend they bring back another one of their infamous, well-organized events that bring in jumpers from around the world to sharpen their big way skills. We recently sat down with Kate Cooper-Jensen [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|Relative Work, Skydiving|

Waki Wingsuit: The Story of Wakita Nozomu

Imagine living in Japan: skydiving is expensive, not as accessible, and you have a dream to fly a wingsuit. Most countries recommend a minimum of 200 jumps before making a wingsuit jump AND that you need appropriate training in order to do so. In Japan, there were hardly any wingsuits, let alone wingsuit coaches. This [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Skydiving, Wingsuiting|