Posts Categorized: Skydiving

Overcoming Your Fear of Skydiving

Skydiving can be one of the most unforgettable experiences that you will ever have in your life, but for many people, their own fear prevents them from ever giving it a shot. We understand why skydiving could seem scary to the average person who doesn’t know much about it, but we’re here to tell you… Read more

How to Prepare for Your First Tandem Skydive

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If you have never been skydiving before, you are in for an unforgettable experience like no other. For beginners, tandem skydiving is the perfect option because you get to enjoy the ride while a professional takes care of everything for you. However, that doesn’t mean you should go into your first experience without any knowledge…. Read more

Health Benefits of Skydiving

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Most people think of skydiving as an exhilarating activity that is fun and exciting. While these things are true, many people overlook the health benefits that come along with skydiving. There are actually several reasons why skydiving is good for both your physical and mental health, and we’re here to tell you about some of… Read more

A List of Skydiving Sites near You

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Maybe it’s been on your bucket list for ages or maybe the New Year has spurred you into action, but in either event, you’re looking to skydive. So what now? The decision’s been made (and that’s often the scariest part) so here’s a step-by-step guide in how to take the plunge for the first time…. Read more

New Year’s Resolution: Go Skydiving

Skydiving is one of those extreme things that is cropping up on everyone’s must-do list. But what does your first dive feel like, especially if you’re not usually a thrill-seeker or really not into heights? In short, amazing, exhilarating, worth the story, filled with more banter than you’d expect, and beyond terrifying. If it’s your… Read more

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