Posts Categorized: Skydiving

Skydiving Should Be on Your Bucket List

Skydiving has become more and more popular in the past few years, making bucket lists for people ages 18 and up. And in Saratoga County, skydiving has just been checked off a bucket list that’s been in the making for about 100 years. Eleanor Cunningham decided ten years ago to jump for her first time… Read more

Breaking the Sound Barrier from Skydiving

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Sometimes it can be a bit hard to imagine that every time a person skydives they were actually closer to space than most people ever get. Well one person has gotten closer to space than even most skydivers have gotten. Yet another attempt at breaking the world record for skydiving from a certain height was… Read more

Record Breaking Skydiving Jump

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Just this past weekend on the 25th of October, 57 skydivers completed a record breaking jump by forming two completely different stunning formations while dropping through the sky at over 180 mph. The formation was a collaboration between a number of world class athletes to leap from three different planes flying at over 16,000 feet… Read more

A Man’s Best Friend Skydives with Him

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When it comes to people skydiving, you aren’t going to see much news there, unless it is really extraordinary. But, what if one of those “people” happens to be a dog? Then you have a whole new story about Riley the Dachshund, who can go on a walk right off a plane and drop 13,000… Read more

Skydiving Fundraiser Operation Enduring Warrior

Over the summer skydiving has served as something we just don’t see too often: a fundraiser. During a poor operation in Afghanistan, SPC Jesse Murphee and his airborne brigade were caught in an ambush that left him severely wounded. Multiple deaths on the operating table and countless surgeries, including amputation of both his legs, has… Read more

Skydiving Proposal Trips

Over the internet years the videos on proposals have been vast. But you just don’t see many people combining proposals for engagement with skydiving. At least you don’t hear about it all that much, but a recent video on someone jokingly dropping the ring while proposing in the air has led to plenty of other… Read more

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