The Diversity of Skydivers

Something that has always amazed me about skydivers is the eclectic background we all come from. When you think of a typical “skydiver”, what comes to mind? Is it a long-haired, probably unemployed bum who lives in a tent on an airport, is unmarried without children, jumps 7 days a week without any of the… Continue Reading

Skydiving Tips: Proper Dress for Skydiving

Skydiving Tips: Proper Dress for Skydiving

Whenever you engage in a sporting activity, there are guidelines for what clothing is suitable and what’s considered dangerous. Even though you won’t be facing an opponent when skydiving, proper clothing is essential to the dive success. The reasoning for wearing proper attire when skydiving is to ensure your safety. Proper dress assures that your… Continue Reading

Skydiving Tips For Beginners

Skydiving Tips For Beginners

Skydiving is one of those extreme sports that shows up on just about everyone’s bucket list. The pure exhilaration before and after the jump is absolutely amazing and can really only be understood by those who’ve actually taken the plunge. But while skydiving is the thrill of a lifetime, there are certain things beginners should… Continue Reading

How to Become a Certified Skydiver

How to Become a Certified Skydiver

Skydiving can be both exhilarating and scary (in a good way!), and falling through the air solo is pure, adrenaline-pumping excitement. However, before you can take the leap on your own, you must become a certified skydiver and while that can take a little bit of time, we guarantee you’ll have a ton of fun… Continue Reading

What the Skydivers are Saying

For those who have dropped from the sky with a parachute on their back out of perfectly good airplane are the ones for which this blog is intended. Because when you understand why people skydive – the excitement, the rush, the thrill, the complete feeling of reckless freedom – only then can you begin to… Continue Reading

Overcoming Your Skydiving Fears

Surprisingly, one of the main reasons that individuals decide to skydive, is to overcome their fears. By taking the plunge, they are proving to themselves that they can do anything that they set their mind to.  Individuals who fear skydiving the most, often have the most exciting and exhilarating experiences. Common fears that first time jumpers have… Continue Reading

Americans Dominated the 2012 World Parachuting Championships

Welcome to open skies! Did you know that there’s a World Parachuting Championships and that it just wrapped up on December 9th?  Not many people are aware of the WPC.  The championships, held in Dubai, attracted more than 800 ambitious daredevils.  Were you one of them? The championships cover almost every facet of skydiving.  People… Continue Reading

Santa to Sky-Dive This Christmas?

The Christmas season is finally here and people are beginning to shop and look for ways to get into the holiday spirit. Aside from shopping and spending time with family and friends, we all know nothing says Christmas quite like Santa Claus, especially if you are a child! In Thousand Oaks, CA, Janss Marketplace is… Continue Reading

New Tandem Student Harnesses

  Recently, we replaced all of our tandem student harnesses with newly designed student harnesses from Strong Enterprises. What was wrong with the old ones? Nothing! But the new design offers more comfort to the student, especially during the canopy descent. So, what does this mean for our customers? If we are willing to spend… Continue Reading

Year Two

Last year, lots of people went skydiving with us, coming from Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, Richmond, Raleigh, NC and beyond. We just finished out our first year in the new location, and we are looking forward to our second exciting year! It is hard to believe a year has gone by so quickly! And speaking… Continue Reading