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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|

The First WOWS Championship Event

By Joe Ridler WOWS is the first ever 4-cross competition series that is “open”, meaning that any qualified wingsuit pilot may register. During the 2016 WOWS competition season, three Regional Events were held around the USA, and the first Wide Open Wingsuit Series (WOWS) Championship Event just wrapped up in Skydive Perris. Thirty two wingsuit [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|Skydiving|

Why Your Second Jump is 100x Better Than Your First!

General Manager and World Champion, Dan BC Everyone who has ever made a Skydive agrees, there is nothing that compares to your first jump! Most of us dreamt and thought about it for a long time before ever actually making it to the drop zone. We tried to imagine what it was going [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

People of Perris: Angie Aragon

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive?  I did my first tandem skydive on August 26th, 2006 in Queenstown, New Zealand while on a backpacking trip. The jump was over a mountain range called The Incredibles (where parts of the Lord of the Rings was filmed). How did that first jump [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|People Of Perris|

Are Skydiving Videos Worth It?

Most people, when they look at the extra cost of getting a video of their tandem skydive, balk a little bit. Chances are, you’re hemming and hawing about it, too. Are we right? When you’re already undertaking an activity that’s inarguably expensive, adding more to the bill seems excessive--profligate, even. We’re here to tell you [...]

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

More Than Just Falling From Planes: Confidence, Competition, Community

Skydiving is one of the world’s most unique experiences--and not just for the reasons you think. In our humble opinion, there are three major ways that skydiving differentiates itself from the world’s other adventure activities: confidence, competition and community. These elements, taken in synthesis, elevate the sport way beyond the simple act of jumping out [...]

By |March 12th, 2017|Skydiving|