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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  • 3 Reasons Why Bucket List Adventures Make The Best Gifts

    3 Reasons Why Bucket List Adventures Make The Best Gifts

    Clutter! Who needs it? Nobody, apparently. With each year that passes, the world seems more aware that the idea of filling our lives with stuff doesn't bring the kind of happiness we hope for. In fact, it brings the opposite. More and more people are subscribing to the definition of elegant minimalistic simplicity so beautifully captured by William Morris in this quote: "Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful." So what's a savvy gift-giver to do?

    November 17, 2019
  • 2019 Black Friday - Cyber Monday Sale

    2019 Black Friday - Cyber Monday Sale

    Beginning on Friday, November 29th, Long Island Skydiving Center will be offering gift certificates for a tandem skydive for the rate of $179 (that's $119 OFF our full retail price!). The promotional sale will be valid thru Cyber Monday only and can be used during our 2020 season (late April - early October).

    November 8, 2019
  • 10 Reasons Why Skydiving Makes the Greatest Gift

    10 Reasons Why Skydiving Makes the Greatest Gift

    The results are in, people: Skydiving makes the greatest gift you can give to pretty much anyone in your life! If that seems like a stretch, take our hand and follow us down the path to why that's true. By the time we're done here, you'll totally get it.

    October 22, 2019
  • Tandem Skydiving in New York: What You Don't Expect

    Tandem Skydiving in New York: What You Don't Expect

    This isn't your first rodeo. Right? You've been around the block a few times. You're rarely in a situation these days that totally knocks you out of your tree. Well, guess what? Tandem skydiving in New York is about to leave you breathless with awesome surprises. Here are a few tandem skydiving tips to help you make the very best of a first-time skydiving experience that is going to come out of left field in so many delightful ways.

    October 5, 2019
  • What You Need to Know About Skydiving & Your Health

    What You Need to Know About Skydiving & Your Health

    Before embarking on any adventure, you'll need to be prepared. Many whip up a checklist of sorts before heading out to see what the big, bold world has to offer, making sure they have everything they need to tackle every eventuality.

    September 12, 2019
  • 3 Reasons To Try Skydiving For Your Birthday

    3 Reasons To Try Skydiving For Your Birthday

    Looking at a milestone birthday comin' up? Whether you're staring 18 in the face or 80 (or, heck, 100!), we have a suggestion of how to make this birthday one to keep displayed on the top shelf of your life for ever and ever. We're here to tell you that making your very first tandem skydive to celebrate your birthday is the most exciting, empowering and exhilarating way to ring in your personal new year.

    September 12, 2019
  • Skydiving as Therapy

    Skydiving as Therapy

    There's no better attitude adjustment than an "altitude adjustment". Whether feeling weary and listless, unsure and unsatisfied or just missing the motivation to move forward, tons of people around the globe use skydiving to combat the doldrums of the day to day.

    August 17, 2019
  • Is Indoor Skydiving in Long Island, NY Similar to the Real Thing?

    Is Indoor Skydiving in Long Island, NY Similar to the Real Thing?

    Skydiving is our favorite sport on earth and so, if we had no other choice, we'd settle for indoor skydiving in Long Island. But we do have a choice, so we choose the real deal every. single. day.

    August 17, 2019
  • The Amazing Benefits of Adrenaline

    The Amazing Benefits of Adrenaline

    What's in a hormone? The universe, as a matter of fact. We'd like to give a special shout-out to one of our favorite ones for skydiving - a magical little beast called adrenaline. Here's all you ever wanted to know about your desire to embark on that tandem skydive.

    July 10, 2019
  • Skydiving to New Horizons

    Skydiving to New Horizons

    In January 2018, Matt McCarthy was still sort of terrified of skydiving. 6 months later he did his first tandem jump - and everything in his life changed. Read Matt's inspiring story about falling in love with the blue sky, the dropzone, and his new tribe.

    June 27, 2019
  • 5 WAYS SKYDIVING WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

    5 WAYS SKYDIVING WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

    Considering a tandem skydive? Wondering if skydiving can change your life? The answer is yes! Let us count the ways...

    May 14, 2019
  • What Parachute Types Are There?

    What Parachute Types Are There?

    Do you know what a parachute looks like? Guess what: There are tons of parachute types out there. Here's a rundown of parachutes of those fabric pieces that help skydivers find their way back to terra firma.

    April 25, 2019
  • Preparing For Your Skydiving Day With Us

    Preparing For Your Skydiving Day With Us

    Got a skydive on the books with LISC and looking for pro tips to get the most out of that epic day ahead of you? Here's all you need to know to prepare for your day with us!

    April 8, 2019
  • How To Overcome Your Fear of Heights? Try Skydiving!

    How To Overcome Your Fear of Heights? Try Skydiving!

    Are you afraid of heights? There are few fears as horrifying, hard to shake... or as common. And overcoming your fear of heights is no easy tasks. But may we suggest skydiving? Here are all the reasons why this just might be your ticket.

    March 18, 2019
  • Nervous About Skydiving? Here Are Our Top 6 Tips!

    Nervous About Skydiving? Here Are Our Top 6 Tips!

    If you are considering - or have already booked - that first skydive, you are probably feeling nervous about the unknowns. A big factor in getting yourself to the dropzone and into that airplane is to be well informed. Here are our top 6 Tips to making your day as relaxed as it can possibly be.

    March 18, 2019
  • What is Skysurfing?

    What is Skysurfing?

    As a sport, skysurfing it is an attempt to bridge the gap between the thrills of the sea and sky. It is also a skydiving discipline that experienced a meteoric rise in popularity in the '90s - and then slowly declined. Wanna know why? Read on...

    February 11, 2019
  • Is Skydiving For Me? 4 Things You Should Ask Yourself

    Is Skydiving For Me? 4 Things You Should Ask Yourself

    Skydiving isn't for everybody - and that's okay! It is, however, for significantly more people than most folks know, and that's a problem we're trying to fix for the good of the world. We've got answers to your top 4 questions before you book that first tandem jump.

    February 11, 2019
  • The Skinny on Naked Skydiving

    The Skinny on Naked Skydiving

    Believe it or not, naked skydiving been part (albeit a fringe part) of skydiving culture for as long as anyone can remember. Let's talk a little about naked skydiving: what the huck, why the huck, how the huck and more.

    January 16, 2019
  • Skydiving For Dummies: What You Need to Know

    Skydiving For Dummies: What You Need to Know

    Here is a well-known fact: you don't have to be a genius to make a skydive. But there are some basic bits of knowledge you'll need when it comes time to get ready for a tandem skydive.

    January 16, 2019
  • Why Skydive?

    Why Skydive?

    Why skydive? There are so many reasons. How about... Skydive because you've never had another experience like it - ever. Or... Skydive because you're bigger than what you're afraid of. Or... Skydive because the sky has been right there overhead all your life, but you've never really met.

    January 7, 2019

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