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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    Like many businesses, Long Island Skydiving Center (LISC) has strategies and procedures in place to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus. LISC will strive to follow federal, state, and local guidance on how to conduct our business with respect to limiting the spread of Covid-19. We value the health and safety of every student and team member.

    March 29, 2021
  • Is Skydiving Worth the Money

    Is Skydiving Worth the Money

    For many, the past year has drastically changed how they view their finances and spend their money. Some were lucky enough to keep working, shifting from high rise to the home office as COVID-19 restrictions tightened, while others had employment completely put on the back burner. As countless folks emerge from the confines of the lockdown with limited funds and an undeniable craving for freedom and fun, it pays to be wise and cautious with where their hard-earned money is spent.

    March 5, 2021
  • Getting Ready for the Skydiving Season 2021

    Getting Ready for the Skydiving Season 2021

    The northeast is beginning to thaw free from the chilly grips of a cold, wet, and windy winter, and do you know what that means? The skydiving season is about to begin! Like many outdoor adventure sports, there is a certain seasonal window of opportunity where the experience of skydiving is best enjoyed. To learn all about the skydiving season in New York, keep reading below.

    March 5, 2021
  • Drunk Skydiving: Can you drink and dive?

    Drunk Skydiving: Can you drink and dive?

    Liquid courage might have been the reason you finally signed up for that skydive, but don't expect a shot of the hard stuff to help you tackle your jitters on the day of your jump. We get the inquiry pretty regularly: can you drink and dive? The answer is a resounding no. This isn't a rule made up here at Long Island Skydiving Center either. As parachute operations are, in part, under the purview of the Federal Aviation Administration, this edict comes straight from the top.

    February 18, 2021
  • Skydiving Addiction: Why Skydiving is Totally Addictive

    Skydiving Addiction: Why Skydiving is Totally Addictive

    It is quite acceptable to become hopelessly addicted to skydiving. Once you take those initial steps on the path, whether by completing your first tandem skydive or signing up for a license course - the doorway into a whole world of life-enhancing experiences opens up. Skydiving addiction is thoroughly wholesome though because there are many rewards to be had from spending your time and money jumping out of airplanes.

    February 15, 2021
  • Skydiving After LASIK: What You Need to Know

    Skydiving After LASIK: What You Need to Know

    LASIK is an amazing technology that has helped so many people, well, literally see again! LASIK stands for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis and if you are one of the lucky ones to have this procedure and you landed here, you may be wondering if you can skydive after LASIK surgery. We're happy to report that yes you can, but there are many things to be mindful of. Let's explore!

    January 8, 2021

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