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.

2016 | Skydiving Information

  • How Loud is Free Fall?

    How Loud is Free Fall?

    Skydiving for the first time? You might not have thought about how loud free fall is. Here are the sounds you can expect to hear during your skydive.

    December 20, 2016
  • Does Skydiving Feel Like a Roller Coaster?

    Does Skydiving Feel Like a Roller Coaster?

    Wondering what it feels like to skydive? Will your stomach drop like when you're on a roller coaster? Will it feel like falling? We answer your questions here!

    December 20, 2016
  • What is Skydiving?

    What is Skydiving?

    What's skydiving? The definition might be broader than you think. Learn more about skydiving & how it differs from BASE jumping, paragliding & speed flying.

    November 8, 2016
  • What Should a Skydive Cost?

    What Should a Skydive Cost?

    When it comes to tandem skydiving cost, cheaper isn't always better, especially when it comes to such a detail-oriented, safety-requisite activity.

    October 24, 2016
  • Can You Go Skydiving In The Rain?

    Can You Go Skydiving In The Rain?

    Rain, in its right place, is one of the things that makes it so pleasing to live on planet Earth. That said: skydiving in rain is one of the most unpleasant horrors you can endure. It's awful. It's hideous. It makes you want to move to the middle of the Sahara and never see another raindrop so long as you live.

    October 17, 2016
  • Skydiving: Why We Jump

    Skydiving: Why We Jump

    There's really nothing like the buzz of the first jump! It's fun. It's exhilarating. It's scary. It's peaceful. It's fast. It's so many things, all contradicting each other and merging together in a melting pot of adrenaline and excitement.

    September 28, 2016
  • Differences Between Skydiving and BASE Jumping

    Differences Between Skydiving and BASE Jumping

    Skydiving is the starting point of every BASE jumping career, and the more skydives you make, the longer and less-injury-prone that BASE jumping career is likely to be--so starting the skydiving chapter of your life at a great dropzone is a healthy first step in that direction.

    August 23, 2016
  • Why Do People Skydive?

    Why Do People Skydive?

    "So, like, skydiving? Really? Why?" It's a question we get asked a lot! Here we answer the question once and for all with some of our top reasons to skydive.

    July 20, 2016
  • Will Skydiving Help You Overcome Your Fear of Heights?

    Will Skydiving Help You Overcome Your Fear of Heights?

    Here are three important things you need to know about having a fear of heights in the context of skydiving. They may surprise you!

    June 28, 2016
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