Skydiving Articles

Check out our archive of articles and write ups to learn more about the sport of skydiving, our drop zone, and fun things to in the Finger Lakes region.

2017 | Skydiving Information

  • 5 Things You Never Knew About Skydiving

    5 Things You Never Knew About Skydiving

    Skydiving may seem straightforward. You exit the plane, pull a parachute, and land on the ground. But there is so much more to the sport than you can possibly imagine!

    August 29, 2017
  • What Equipment Is Needed For Skydiving?

    What Equipment Is Needed For Skydiving?

    What equipment do you need for skydiving? We've put together a basic skydiving equipment list and considerations to help you choose the best gear.

    August 15, 2017
  • How Long Does It Take To Skydive

    How Long Does It Take To Skydive

    Skydiving is one of the most amazing things you'll ever do and it can feel long and short all at the same time! Here we break down how long a skydive lasts.

    July 26, 2017
  • Is There a Maximum Skydiving Age Limit?

    Is There a Maximum Skydiving Age Limit?

    In the U.S. you can't legally skydive until you're 18. But there is no cap on age, so anyone in good health can jump. Read our basic skydiving requirements.

    July 12, 2017
  • What is HALO Jumping?

    What is HALO Jumping?

    HALO (high altitude low opening) jumps are typically used by the military for the delivery of people & equipment into hard to reach areas via air transport.

    April 29, 2017
  • Skydiving For Dummies: What You Need to Know

    Skydiving For Dummies: What You Need to Know

    You don't have to be an "A" student to get an A license--so much is clear. Even so, there are baseline bits of information that you need to have for a successful skydive.

    April 24, 2017
  • Which Is Safer: Skydiving or Driving

    Which Is Safer: Skydiving or Driving

    Curious which activity is more dangerous, skydiving or driving? Here we look at skydiving safety statistics and how common skydiving accidents are.

    March 20, 2017
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Gabriella jumped with me and even though I was scared out of my mind, she calmed me down, explained everything, and when I landed, i said I would do it again!

» Melisa E.

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