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Why You Should Do Things You’re Afraid Of

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Skydiving|

AFF Skydiving Versus Tandem Skydiving

When people find out that it is possible to skydive with your own parachute without first having done a tandem, they’re often very surprised. A tandem skydive and an AFF skydive, of course, are mighty different. Here, we’ll take a look at the main differences between the two experiences--and help you work out for yourself [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|AFF/Learn to Skydive, First Time Skydiving|

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|

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|

Is Skydiving Scary?

If you have booked your first skydive, or are thinking about making one, the fear factor is probably playing on your mind. We get asked "Is skydiving scary?" all of the time. The answer is yes... and no. Here, we take you through the process from booking your first skydive to landing and some of the fears you'll [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|