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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 Los Angeles: 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|

Does The Type of Skydiving Plane You Jump From Affect Your Skydive?

A plane is a plane is a plane, right? If you’re a first-time tandem skydiver, you probably haven’t given much thought to the vehicle that carries you to your jump altitude. You’ll probably “meet” it just at the moment you’re geared up and heading nervously to its waiting steps. We’re here to tell you that [...]

By |August 10th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving Aircraft|

People of Perris: Matt Blank

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive and first BASE jump? I made my first skydive in 2005 at Skydive Perris as an AFF student with Karen Lewis Dalton. I made my first BASE jump in 2007 at the Perrine Bridge in Idaho as a static line jump with Jimmy and [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|People Of Perris|

Hollywood Stars Who Take To The Skies

What’s the one place a celebrity can be sure to escape the entourage? At 12,500 feet above the madding crowd, obviously. Lots of Hollywood’s loftiest denizens have happily taken to the skies--and a few of them have even decided to stick around and earn a license. We know what we’re talking about, ‘cause we’ve played [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

People of Perris: Dan BC

When and why and how did you make your first skydive? Dan landing in 1981 I had been dreaming about jumping since I first saw footage of people in freefall.  It must have been the movie "Gypsy Moths" or TV show "Ripcord" because I was very young, sometime in the late 1960s.  I always wanted [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld, People Of Perris|

Skydiving as a Hobby: Why Weekends Aren’t Enough

When you show up at our dropzone to make your first tandem skydive, you might be surprised at how busy the place is. You’ll see dozens of people in custom gear running around, bustling about the business of skydiving--and they’re not working. They’re playing. If you’re intrigued about what it might be like to have [...]

By |July 5th, 2016|Skydiving|

How Dangerous is Tandem Skydiving?

Each year, millions of thrill seekers from all over the world experience skydiving for the very first time. The majority of these 'first jumps' are made in tandem with a professional skydiver and have allowed people to experience our fantastic sport without having to go through the extensive training required to become a licensed skydiver. [...]

By |June 27th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Safety Articles, Skydiving|