Posts Categorized: Skydiving

This Spring, Brave the Extreme and Skydive

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Skydiving is certainly a sport for those who like to brave the extreme. When roller coasters and other thrill rides just aren’t enough, skydiving may just be the perfect choice. There’s nothing quite like dropping to the ground from thousands of feet in the air and getting the chance to hang from a parachute and… Read more

Big Names in Women’s Skydiving

Women only make up 20% of the skydiving community. But they certainly have made that percentage count. We’ve put together a list of some of the big names in women’s skydiving to celebrate Women’s History Month. The first female parachutist, Jean-Genevieve Garnerin, jumped on October 12, 1799 from a hot air balloon operated by her… Read more

You’re Never Too Old to Skydive

A healthy sense of adventure can develop at any age. Sometimes children who are overly cautious in their youth grow to seek out thrills like roller coasters and extreme sports later in life. Many people think that there’s a deadline to the excitement you could be having. However, as news reports around the country keep… Read more

Marriage Proposals While Skydiving

There are few experiences in this world that can get your heart racing like whipping through the air at high speeds, hurtling towards the Earth and then being held aloft by a parachute. Some liken it to other life events that can get your adrenaline pumping, like buying a home or proposing to a loved… Read more

Skydiving + Football = Pure Excitement

The NFL is a force in this nation, arguably the most popular and most watched sport in the country. Everyone has his or her favorite football team. Most men (and some women) have played a Madden videogame at some point in life. Let’s just say that the pigskin is a prominent part of the American… Read more

Let Your Skydiving Spirit Soar in 2014

2014 will be the year of skydiving. Mark our words… Next week, we will all be bringing in the New Year. Although we say it every year, 2013 was a crazy year, filled with ups and downs (for the bulk of us, there were more downs). Given economic troubles, people have had to put their… Read more

Are You a Dreamer or a Speck of Dust?

Skydiving is an empowering act, one that demonstrates physical, mental and spiritual fortitude. When you’re up in the sky, the world below seems like an inconsequential place, tiny and faraway. Such a place should never, ever get you down. Fate is not an absolute. If we put our minds to work, we can accomplish anything… Read more

What Skydiving Reveals About the World

For many, skydiving is a dream – a magical experience to have and strive for, one that is always prominently placed on bucket lists from coast to coast, from old to young. You see, skydiving calls out to the dreamer in us, the wannabe God. The thrill of the air, the complexity of the sky,… Read more

A Skydiving Journey from Dubai to Virginia

Imagine the scenario: 4000 meters above the ground. You lean out of the plane and survey the world around you. Sun, sky, desert. You’re looking down at Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, all the rich collection of buildings and structures. You take a big breath…and jump. Skydiving is more popular than ever, especially in… Read more