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Highway To The Dangerzone - 2015-10-13 by Annette O'Neil new
We can all agree that -- in addition to fun, of course -- skydiving is about pushing personal limits and building personal skillsets. We might also agree that skydiving ...more
What You’re Doing Wrong As A Skydiving Student new
Annette O'Neil talks with some of the leading top level coaches, instructors and examiners to see what, in their opinion, are some of the mistakes ...more
Juan Mayer - Behind The Lens
Bryn De Kocks
We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Juan Mayer, one of the most prominent skydive photographers of this decade. From his early skydiving ...more
Poorly Packed Parachutes - A Personal Story
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 ...more
Fly Gear: The New School of Tracking Suits
Invented by pioneers of the tracking discipline in the unforgiving terrain atop Norway’s bigwall exits, the first suits were resourceful repurposings ...more
Lukasz Szymanski - Featured Photographer (64 Photos)
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.