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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  • Group Skydiving: The More The Merrier

    Group Skydiving: The More The Merrier

    Skydiving is one of the singularly most exciting and exhilarating experiences money can buy. Sharing that experience and embarking on a group skydiving adventure is multiplying the fun. Read our hot tips about making the most of it.

    September 24, 2018
  • Best Skydiving Books Ever Written

    Best Skydiving Books Ever Written

    If you go on Amazon looking for skydiving books, you'll find a litany of results - from romance novels with skydiving titles, to autobiographies and instructional manuals. So where do you begin? We give you our list of the best skydiving books ever written.

    September 22, 2018
  • Can I Bring My Own GoPro Skydiving?

    Can I Bring My Own GoPro Skydiving?

    Your GoPro is your best buddy, your little adventure friend, your faithful wing man. But can you take it on your tandem skydive with you? Find out what the rules around that are.

    September 21, 2018
  • Skydiving Vs. Bungee Jumping: Which Is Safer?

    Skydiving Vs. Bungee Jumping: Which Is Safer?

    You're considering taking the leap of a life time, but have probably been wondering: which is safer - skydiving vs bungee jumping? Well, we're here to help you find the answer.

    September 6, 2018
  • 4 Things First Time Skydivers Say After Their First Jump

    4 Things First Time Skydivers Say After Their First Jump

    At LISC, we play a little game: Predicting the first thing that'll pop out of a new skydiver's mouth after s/he lands from that first tandem skydive. Almost everyone says the same 4 things. Curious what it is? Read on.

    August 23, 2018
  • Top 5 Skydiving World Records

    Top 5 Skydiving World Records

    Who doesn't love a good world record?! Records in general are amazing feats, but few are as cool as skydiving world records! We bring you the Top 5 right here.

    August 12, 2018
  • What To Do With Your Hair For Skydiving

    What To Do With Your Hair For Skydiving

    Is your hair longer than a buzzcut? Well, then: Let's talk about how to do your tresses for your tandem skydiving experience. Are braids, buns or ponytails best?

    July 9, 2018
  • How the Psychology of Skydiving Can Change Your Life

    How the Psychology of Skydiving Can Change Your Life

    Skydiving is a physical sport. Or so it may seem. But there's another aspect: the psychology of skydiving. Learn how skydiving can make you harder, faster, better and stronger in all aspects of your life.

    July 9, 2018
  • HOW TO CROSS SKYDIVING OFF YOUR BUCKET LIST

    HOW TO CROSS SKYDIVING OFF YOUR BUCKET LIST

    Skydiving is everything bucket-listers are hoping for, and then some. It's liberating, exhilarating, enriching, exciting, inspiring, restorative, affirming, grounding, mind-blowing, and, yep, super empowering. Read on and learn how to cross skydiving off your ultimate bucket list.

    June 18, 2018
  • Who Invented the Parachute?

    Who Invented the Parachute?

    As you contemplate your first skydiving experience, you've probably asked yourself: Who invented the parachute? Answer: a community of brave, innovative forward thinkers, stretching all the way from the 1400s to this very day. Learn about the storied history of this most important of airfaring equipment.

    May 29, 2018
  • The History of Skydiving

    The History of Skydiving

    So you're considering trying out skydiving. You may wonder: how did it all start? What is the history of skydiving? Who invented skydiving? And who was the first person to ever skydive? Read on and wonder no more!

    May 11, 2018
  • Why Humor In Skydiving Is Important

    Why Humor In Skydiving Is Important

    We get the same feedback at the dropzone every single day: Humor while skydiving helps! But because we're nerds and it's interesting, we'd love to take this opportunity to dig into the scientific reasons why that's the case. Read on to learn the secrets to a fun (and funny) skydiving experience.

    May 7, 2018
  • What Is Skydiving and Why It's Different Than You Think

    What Is Skydiving and Why It's Different Than You Think

    If I asked you to tell me what skydiving is - what would you tell me? If you're unfamiliar with the sport, you'd almost certainly be wrong. Skydiving isn't just falling out of an airplane. Not by half! We're here to tell you why it's different than you think.

    April 17, 2018
  • Tiny Broadwick and Other Famous Female Skydivers

    Tiny Broadwick and Other Famous Female Skydivers

    In celebration of Women's History Month this March, let us introduce you to the famous female skydivers who pioneered our sport: Tiny Broadwick, Kathe Paulus and Jeanne Genevieve Labrosse-Garnerin.

    March 20, 2018
  • How To Choose The Right Dropzone

    How To Choose The Right Dropzone

    How do you choose the right dropzone? Skydiving is a much more premeditated prospect than going to the amusement park - in fact, it's a bit like going to the doctor. Read about what you need to know to find the right dropzone for you.

    March 7, 2018
  • What to Eat Before Skydiving

    What to Eat Before Skydiving

    Are you wondering what to eat before skydiving? Can you be drunk skydiving? Read our solid tips and tricks and show up for your tandem skydive prepared like a pro.

    February 15, 2018
  • Born to Fly - A Skydiving Instructor's Fantastic Voyage to LISC

    Born to Fly - A Skydiving Instructor's Fantastic Voyage to LISC

    Some people are just born to fly. Read about Matt Benelli's fantastic voyage from desk to sky and becoming one of LISC's skydiving instructors - and be inspired.

    January 22, 2018
  • How to Prepare for Skydiving - Mentally + Physically

    How to Prepare for Skydiving - Mentally + Physically

    If you promised yourself over New Years' Eve champagne that this is going to be your year to make the leap, you're now probably looking for ways how to prepare for skydiving - both mentally and physicially - before the warmer weather hits. And you're right to start thinking about it now ... Here are our tips.

    January 9, 2018

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