Skydiving Articles

Skydiving Articles

Are you thinking of skydiving, but aren't sure? Allow our resident experts to share their thoughts with you in our collection of skydiving articles focusing on different aspects of the sport.

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  • Is skydiving scarier than roller coasters?

    Is skydiving scarier than roller coasters?

    If the idea of skydiving scares you, you're not alone. But most jumpers tell us that skydiving is nowhere near as scary as roller coasters. Learn more here.

    September 13, 2017
  • Thoughts You'll Have While Skydiving

    Thoughts You'll Have While Skydiving

    Here's what you can reckon will be pouring through your never-more-woke brain at every step of the tandem skydiving process. Enjoy!

    September 1, 2017
  • Summer Skydiving: Your Ultimate Adventure

    Summer Skydiving: Your Ultimate Adventure

    Ah, it's summertime. The skies are blue and the breeze is warm. What better way to complement your trip out to the beaches of Long Island than with a jump out of a perfectly good airplane.

    August 15, 2017
  • The Most Unforgettable Engagement Idea. (Ever!)

    The Most Unforgettable Engagement Idea. (Ever!)

    If you're searching for a truly unique proposal idea, give us a call. We can throw around a little brainstorm and help you set up an absolutely unforgettable engagement.

    August 14, 2017
  • Skydiving For Teens and Students

    Skydiving For Teens and Students

    If you decide to have your 18th birthday party at the dropzone, you certainly wouldn't be the first. Just make sure to bring enough cake for your instructor!

    July 11, 2017
  • What Is Flight Like in a Small Airplane

    What Is Flight Like in a Small Airplane

    "General aviation" ("GA," for short) is the term for all civil aviation operations outside of scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for hire. It's the catchall term for small airplane flights ranging from gliders and powered parachutes to pilot schools to private jets (that probably run on tanks of champagne; we don't know).

    July 7, 2017
  • Skydiving Is Just Like Working Out

    Skydiving Is Just Like Working Out

    You know how people make New Year's resolution every year to start going to the gym? We often see this same concept with the way people approach their first skydive.

    June 20, 2017
  • Why We Love Skydiving and Why You'll Love it Too

    Why We Love Skydiving and Why You'll Love it Too

    There's nothing like the moment you jump from an airplane, or the rush of the wind as you fall through the air. Learn more here!

    June 14, 2017
  • Is A Parachute Easy To Steer?

    Is A Parachute Easy To Steer?

    Modern parachutes are much easier to steer than their old school equivalents. But are they easy to steer? Find out more here.

    May 12, 2017
  • The Most Scenic Places To Skydive in the USA

    The Most Scenic Places To Skydive in the USA

    Making a skydive is life changing. Making a skydive with an extraordinary view... awe-inspiring. Seeing the beauty of this world from 10,000 feet gives perspective and gratitude for the world we live in. There are hundreds of skydiving centers located around the United States and we've jumped at the majority of them! We got together made our list of the most scenic skydives in the USA.

    May 6, 2017
  • Group Skydiving: Discounts, Bonding, and Accountability

    Group Skydiving: Discounts, Bonding, and Accountability

    Group Skydiving? You might be surprised that there are lots of benefits in it for you if you manage to wrangle your family, coworkers, classmates and friends out for a day at the dropzone. Here's what you need to know.

    April 30, 2017
  • Dressing for Success: What to Wear During Your Skydive

    Dressing for Success: What to Wear During Your Skydive

    The key to knowing what to wear on a skydive is understanding that skydiving is a sport. From there, the logic is pretty evident. Here are our best tips for successful dressing on a skydive.

    April 24, 2017
  • Why A Fear of Heights Means Nothing in Skydiving

    Why A Fear of Heights Means Nothing in Skydiving

    A fear of heights shouldn't put you off skydiving! In fact, many skydivers are scared of heights... find out more here.

    March 28, 2017
  • What Skydiving Feels Like

    What Skydiving Feels Like

    What does it feel like to jump out of an airplane? It's unlike anything you've ever done before. Find out more here./skydive-nyc-contact/

    March 28, 2017
  • How Old Do You Have To Be To Go Skydiving?

    How Old Do You Have To Be To Go Skydiving?

    Skydiving is an exciting sport at any age! Here in the US, you need to be 18 to jump. Find out more here.

    February 21, 2017
  • What's the Weight Limit For Skydiving?

    What's the Weight Limit For Skydiving?

    The skydiving weight limit for tandem students at the Long Island Skydiving Center is about hard numbers and our dropzone's steel-clad emphasis on safety. Here's the true facts in black and white.

    February 10, 2017
  • 4 Secret Skydiving Facts

    4 Secret Skydiving Facts

    Did you know that skydiving has a few secrets? One of the coolest things about the sport is that there's so much more to skydiving than...

    January 23, 2017
  • Skydiving is Not Just for Crazy People

    Skydiving is Not Just for Crazy People

    Thinking that skydivers must be crazy is certainly understandable, if you've never done a skydive before. It's super-likely--thanks to Hollywood's dedicated misinterpretation of our sport--that you don't have a solid idea of how skydiving actually feels. But read on to learn who shouldn't skydive...

    January 11, 2017

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