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Juan Mayer - Behind The Lens

Juan Mayer - Behind The Lens - 2015-10-05 by Bryn De Kocks  new 

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Juan Mayer, one of the most prominent skydive photographers of this decade. From his early skydiving career and his early ...Read Moremore

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Poorly Packed Parachutes - A Personal Story new 
2015-10-02 by Andrew Goodfellow

While some see skydiving as an activity that leads to death, others have quite the opposite experience in life, where they find life. There are ...Read Moremore

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Fly Gear: The New School of Tracking Suits 
2015-09-29 by Annette O'Neil

Invented by pioneers of the tracking discipline in the unforgiving terrain atop Norway’s bigwall exits, the first suits were resourceful repurposings ...Read Moremore

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How to Buy New Skydiving Gear 
2015-09-16 by Annette O'Neil

You’re no doubt aware that this purchase is going to rival car-buying in the cash outlay -- there’s really no way around it. That said, there are ...Read Moremore

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Top 10 Marketing Musts 
2015-09-09 by James la Barrie

Do you wish to increase profitability and grow your DZ? If so, read each of these 10 points closely. As a DZO, you are no doubt constantly bombarded ...Read Moremore

Skydiving Today

Skydiving is one of the most popular action sports known to adrenalin and adventure seekers alike. Most "bucket list" jumpers who simply want to experience the beauty of free fall once, will get their first introduction to skydiving through a tandem jump, sometimes also called a tandem skydive. It's not uncommon for people to move straight into AFF or static line training, the two most common skydiving training progression programs for students to become fully certified as skydivers and participate in the sport on their own terms.

Skydiving activities take place around drop zones or a skydiving center, usually found at an airport where aircraft takes groups of skydivers up into the air so they can perform their jumps. Aircraft vary in type and size depending on the size of the drop zone.